Study Participants Needed!

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Study – Estrogen, The Microbiome and Flaxseed


We are seeking premenopausal women (20-40 years old) to participate in a study investigating the effect of dietary flaxseed on the gut microbiota and estrogen metabolism.

Purpose: To see how estrogen and flaxseed impact the gut microbiome.

Who can participate: Women who are 20-40 years old, premenopausal, non-smokers, and sedentary to moderately active.

What you will receive: A bone density scan (DXA), body fat measurements, and monetary compensation for completing the study.


Please contact either:

Dr. Cox-York at or

Evan Stoecker at