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The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the importance of good nutritional status for immune strength and for reducing comorbidities that increase morbidity and mortality of infections. The major aim of this study is test if almond consumption can improve immune function.


Clinical Trial Description

Investigators will conduct an 8-week parallel-arm trial of 48 overweight/non-obese (BMI=24-30) adult (aged 40-65 years) men (n=24) and women (n=24) who will be randomly assigned to consume daily isoenergetic portions of almonds or a common snack (pretzels). ;


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NCT number NCT05059639
Study type Interventional
Source San Diego State University
Contact Mark Kern, PhD, RD
Phone 6195941834
Email [email protected]
Status Not yet recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date November 15, 2021
Completion date November 15, 2024

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