Weight Management Study

Ongoing Study

We are investigating if a Protein Powder can help reduce the levels of visceral fat (fat stored around your organs) in people with metabolic syndrome*

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aged between 18-65
  • BMI between 27-40
  • Have metabolic syndrome


  • Consume a protein shake, twice daily, over 12 weeks
  • Attend 4 visits to our clinic, with an addtional follow up visit 6 months afterwards
  • Attend 3 MRI & 3 DXA scans - paid for in full by us
  • Follow a diet plan, designed specifically for you by Our Dietician

*Metabolic syndrome occurs when you have a waist circumference of >94cm for men and >80cm for women, in addition to suffering from, or taking medication for at least 2 of the following factors:

High levels of triglycerides (fat) 
Low level of HDL (good) cholesterol
High blood pressure
High levels blood glucose (sugar)

(If you are unsure that you have any of the factors mentioned above, we can check them for you in our clinic)

Please click the button below to complete the Pre-screening Questionnaire to help us determine your eligibility for the trial.

Study visits take place in Atlantia Food Trials HQ in Heron House Offices, 1st Floor, Blackpool Retail Park, Cork.
All participants will receive reimbursement of €600 upon completion of the study.

For further information:
+353 (0)21 430 7442