Are you African American? Between the ages of 18-65? Interested in improving your eating and weight? If you answered “YES” to the questions above, then the DG3D Study at the University of South Carolina may be for you!

This study is a FREE 3-month intervention at the University of South Carolina for African American men and women with overweight/obesity who are interested in improving their diet. We are examining the adoption of three dietary patterns. Participants will be randomized to either a U.S. -Style Eating Pattern, Mediterranean- Style Eating Pattern, or a Vegetarian- Style Eating Pattern.

The study includes:

• nutrition and cooking classes

• access to a Nutritionist

• group support

• up to $50 in financial compensation

• recipes and more

For more information or to sign-up, visit

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