26 Jun 2017

Participants sought: Health benefits of dietary fibre

Sri Lankan beef curry is on the study menu
Healthy volunteers are required for a study investigating the optimal increase in dietary fibre to improve bowel movement and gut bacteria. This study involves volunteers consuming nutritionally balanced diets that vary only in their dietary fibre content, over an entire period of 8 weeks. All cooked food will be supplied. Participants will be asked to purchase the fresh food component of the diet. All the diets have been designed and prepared by a fully qualified and experienced professional chef.

You may be suitable to take part in this research if you:

  • are between 18 and 65 years old
  • are in good health
  • do not have any gastrointestinal disease (e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Coeliac disease, Crohns disease, Ulcerative Colitis)
  • are not vegetarian
  • are not pregnant or planning a pregnancy
  • live in Melbourne


Ms Lyndal McNamara
Email: lyndal.mcnamara@monash.edu
Phone: (03) 9903 0269
Web: www.med.monash.edu/cecs/gastro/clin-trials/ct-veitch.html
Ethics Committee Project Number: CF14/2904-2014001593

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