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Food, Nutrition, and Metabolism

Food, Nutrition & Metabolism

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about food, nutrition, and metabolism. This page lists food, nutrition, and metabolism studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

Active Studies

Gut Puzzle

Fred Hutch looking for participants for a short study to better understand the diet/microbiome puzzle! Keep a 3-day food record, collect a stool sample and come for a blood draw (South Lake Union). Looking for healthy volunteers between 18 and 65 years old. $100 for…

ADAPT Study

ADAPT study hopes to learn if body and brain changes can predict why weight loss stops. This study requires in-person and remote visits over 18 months at UW South Lake Union and Fred Hutchinson.1. Screening visit in-person: ~2 hours at UW SLU*remote tasks leading up…

Project CONQUER

Do you struggle with binge eating? Want to receive free treatment? Research at Drexel University are looking for volunteers to participate in a NIH-funded study offering a free, remote, self-guided treatment. Individuals aged 18-65 having BMI ≥ 18.5 may be eligible to participate. Up to…

Endometriosis Dietary Study

Active participation in the study is over a 12-week period. All participants will be asked to complete questionnaires online at 4 times during the study period (questionnaires focus on pain and quality of life questions)and are randomized to either a dietary intervention or a control…

Mobile Intervention to Support Mediterranean Diet (MedD) for Persons with Memory Loss

We are the study team from the University of Washington School of Nursing inviting you to join our research project. We are seeking participants interested in joining our upcoming study aimed at helping people aged 65 and older with changes in memory to eat healthier….

Neuroimaging in Youth and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

One in five adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes exhibit disordered eating behaviors (DEB)—nearly twice the rate among healthy peers and affecting females more than males. Several studies show that those with DEB have worse health outcomes. Researchers at the Seattle Children’s Hospital…

The EVO Study

EVO is a 12-month healthy lifestyle and weight loss research study taking place in the Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University. Researchers are looking to determine the best strategy for weight loss and healthy living. Participants enroll in the 12-month, remotely-delivered study and receive…

WYE Study

The main question the WYE study is exploring: Does the brain change after short term diet changes and can MRI detect these changes?Participants will have an in-person screening visit (about 2 hours), then 5 in-person study visits at UW SLU in the morning over a…

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

Brain Activation and Satiety in Children 2 (BASIC2) Study

BASIC2 is studying ways to help overweight kids and their parents reach and maintain a healthy weight. This longitudinal study is trying to learn if the study medicine combined with family-based treatment helps kids better manage their weight. You and your child would attend free…

the FRESH study: Frequency of Eating and its Effects on Satiety and Health

How many times a day should we eat, and why? How big or small should our meals be, and why? How does meal frequency affect appetite? If you are a healthy adult, you may be able to help researchers at Fred Hutch answer these important…

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