Participant screening underway for free weight-loss program

Volunteers being recruited for study at CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
By Staff

Interested in participating in a free weight-loss program?

The CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is seeking volunteers for a new weight-loss research study looking at the role of beef intake for weight loss and weight maintenance.

The study will last about six months. Participants will participate in a 16-week State of Slim weight-loss program free of charge and receive monetary stipends to be used to purchase State of Slim-friendly protein foods. Participants will receive body composition scans, lab work and wellness assessments at no charge and will have access to the Anschutz Health and Wellness Fitness Center during the study.

You may qualify for this weight-loss research study if you:

  • Are between 18-50 years old
  • Are overweight or obese (BMI 27 or higher; check your BMI at
  • Are willing to participate in weekly group weight-loss classes for 16 weeks and attend four study visits over a six-month period at CU Anschutz
  • Are not vegetarian
  • Are not diabetic
  • Are not allergic to red meat or other common protein sources

For more information, please call 303-724-9198 or email