Dream Job Alert: Get Paid to Eat Avocados

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At the end of the study participants in both groups will be paid $300 each.

Loma Linda University has teamed up with Penn State University, Tufts University and the University of California Los Angeles to answer a big question: Can someone reduce the visceral adipose fat - that's the risky kind of fat - in their abdomen by eating one avocado a day for six months?

The 1,000 people who sign up will eat an avocado every day for six months. Men need to have a waist measurement of at least 101 centimeters (40 inches) and women at least 89 centimeters (35 inches). Participants who meet the requirements will get $300 when the study is over. They, in addition would be given 24 avocados.

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According to Loma Linda University, the study is being funded by the Hass Avocado Board - which "promotes the consumption of Hass avocados in the United States", its website claims.

If you love avocados, you can make some extra cash by eating one every day.

Those chosen will receive a free MRI and health screening and are asked to attend a monthly meeting with a dietitian. An upcoming study by an American university wants to find out if avocados help in losing belly fat by making willing participants eat the fruit daily for six months - all in the name of research.

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Scientists at Loma Linda University have been wondering exactly this, and have chose to conduct a study on people who are willing to eat avocados on a day-to-day basis.

Four universities are partnering to determine whether or not avocados help with abdominal fat loss.

The university is now calling for participants willing to take part in the study.

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Avocados are known to be rich in fats that are good for the heart. Wake Forest University of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, will analyze the data once it's collected. "However, potential subjects are still needed in the regions surrounding Penn State University, Tufts University and UCLA and are invited to enroll in avocado studies at those campuses".

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