VO2max treadmill test
VO2max treadmill test

Prebiotic Study

Volunteers are needed for a study examining how dietary fiber influences heart health and metabolism. You will receive information on your blood pressure, cholesterol, body fat, and other health information and may receive up to $600 to compensate you for your time. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or you have taken antibiotics in the past three months, you are not eligible.

Participants must be:

  • 40-75 years of age
  • Overweight or obese (body mass index 25-40 kg/m2)
  • Not diabetic or taking diabetes medications
  • Non-smokers
  • Without any major medical problems
  • Willing to eat a controlled study diet for six weeks

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating, please email us at studyfiber@gmail.com, call 540-231-0923, or fill out our online survey to determine your eligibility.


How Diet Influences Muscle Metabolism

Volunteers are needed for a study examining how diet influences muscle metabolism. You will receive extensive health information and may receive up to $400 to compensate you for your time.

Participants must be:

  • Between the ages of 18-40
  • Females must be on monophasic oral contraceptive and not pregnant
  • Not currently taking any medications (other than above)
  • Non-smokers
  • Without any major medical problems
  • Willing to eat a high fat diet for five days

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating, please email westerndiet@gmail.com or fill out our online survey to determine your eligibility.


Contact Us:
HIPL
228 War Memorial Hall
370 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8299
vthipl@gmail.com