Circadian Control of Human Circulating Endocannabinoid Levels
The purpose of this study is to examine how the timing of eating changes how the body makes and uses energy (metabolism). This study will also examine how fat cells respond to insulin (a hormone that controls blood sugar levels).
19 Years to 40 Years
Accepting Healthy Volunteers?
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
- self-report sleeping between 7-hrs/night and 9-hrs/night, between 22:00 and 08:00
- self-report having gained at least 3lbs in the last year
- no previously diagnosed sleep disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA))
- no existing diagnosis of prediabetes or diabetes
- no history of endocrine dysfunction
- no history of psychiatric, cardiovascular, or eating disorders
- must not have a gastro-intestinal disease that requires dietary adjustment
- currently taking no medications (including birth control)
- drug and nicotine use, habitual alcohol use of more than 2 drinks per day, and caffeine intake of more than 300 mg per day
- anyone who has participated in medically managed weight loss program within the past year,
- anyone who has undergone bariatric surgery,
- must not have dietary restrictions
- must not work night shifts or crossed any time zones in the month prior to the study.