About the Study

Can eating sugarcane fiber help you to lose weight and decrease your risk for diabetes?

It is estimated that 35.7% of Americans are considered obese, and Louisiana has consistently had one of the highest rates of obesity in the country. Obese populations are more likely to develop risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Diets high in fiber have been shown to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This study will determine the benefits of eating sugarcane bagasse on your body’s metabolism and body weight.
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You may be eligible to participate if you meet the following criteria:

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