Touro University researcher receives $3 million to study diet

NorthBay Business Journal

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Touro University California in Vallejo recently announced that Dr. Jean-Marc Schwarzand his research team have been awarded a National Institutes of Health grant of more than $3 million over the course of five years.

According to the university, the funding, awarded through the College of Osteopathic Medicine, will help to explore the role of meal composition and its frequency on cardiovascular disease risk.

The grant will help to provide new information on how two different diets — one high in sugar versus the other high in fat — and two different meal frequencies — small frequent meals versus large meals — affect lipid production after a meal and overall lipid profiles that affect the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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