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Research Studies

Do you enjoy eating grapes?

Do you enjoy eating grapes? Are you interested in finding out if grapes are good for your health? The Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Connecticut is seeking men and women to participate in a 13-week research study to investigate the effects of grape powder ingestion on improving cholesterol levels and reducing risk for heart disease.

We are looking for men and women who are:

  • Between 30 and 70 years
  • No history of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, stroke, renal problems, liver or cancer
  • Not taking high-dose aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications, or any triglyceride- or glucose-lowering medications/supplements
  • If you have one or more of the following, you may be eligible: high blood pressure or taking blood pressure medication, high blood triglycerides, high fasting glucose, low HDL or high waist circumference

Benefits of participating:

  • Free cholesterol testing, diet analysis, and other lab results
  • You will be compensated for your time
  • You may improve risk factors for heart disease

To inquire about participating in the study contact:

This research study was approved by the UConn IRB, Protocol #H15-218


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