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The effect of pistachios on blood sugar control, heart and gut health

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of nighttime pistachio consumption (i.e., after dinner and before sleep) on fasting blood sugar levels, longer-term blood sugar control, and risk factors for heart disease. This study will also investigate how pistachios affects gut health.


Penny Kris-Etherton
Terry Riley - at or 866-778-3438
Nutritional Sciences (UNIVERSITY PARK)

18 year(s) or older
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Inclusion Criteria:
Age 30-65 years
BMI 25-45 kg/m2
Not taking anti-hypertensive, lipid lowering, glucose lowering drugs, steroids, or antibiotics
Not currently using tobacco products or smoking

Exclusion Criteria:
Established heart disease, stroke, diabetes, liver, kidney, autoimmune diseases or inflammatory conditions such as gastrointestinal disorders or rheumatoid arthritis
Tree nut allergy
Pregnant, lactating, planning to become pregnant or have given birth in the past year
Weight loss of ≥10% of body weight within the past 6 months
Night shift-workers and and those who cannot consume a snack in the evening
Food & Nutrition, Heart & Vascular
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State College, PA ,