Bean Study

Study participants are needed for a research study exploring the effects of beans on cholesterol levels.

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Participants must be:

  • Men and women, over age 18
  • Have slightly elevated cholesterol levels
  • Not using cholesterol-lowering medications


This study involves:

  • One screening visit
  • 9 additional study visits over a 6-month period
  • Three 4-week treatment periods where you will eat beans every day at home
  • Blood samples, fecal samples, and questionnaires to be collected


Participants will receive $1200 if they successfully complete the study.  To determine if you are eligible to participate in this study, please take the survey or contact us at or 416-861-0506 ext. 208.


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Bean Study