A Study of Time Restricted Eating in Obese Adults


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of early time-restricted eating versus, late time restricted eating, and daily caloric restriction alone for obesity, in addition to measure difference in A1c, fasting glucose, and lipid panels. Additionally, we hope to assess barriers to compliance and effect on quality of life.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

- BMI ≥ to 25.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Regularly skip meals.

- Are unwilling or unable to limit eating to an 8-hour window.

- Have a current cancer diagnosis.

- Currently breastfeeding.

- Pregnant, or planned to be pregnant within 3 months.

- Are taking insulin or sulfonylurea drugs.

- Are taking weight loss medications.

- Have a history of eating disorders.

Note: Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.

Eligibility last updated 6/29/23. Questions regarding updates should be directed to the study team contact.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bradley Bohn, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Julie Maxson CCRP

(507) 266-0284


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