Olive Oil and Heart Health Study
This study will compare the effects of two types of olive oils on heart health and blood pressure in adults at risk for type 2 diabetes. Participants will consume 2 meals prepared with olive oil, and will undergo assessments before and after each meal.
To qualify, study participants must:
- Be non-smoking adults between the ages of 25-75 years.
- Be willing to undergo screening for eligibility.
- Be able to come to the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (based at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT) 3 times for assessments between June and August 2019.
- Be willing to eat a breakfast meal that includes olive oil during 2 of these study visits.
Selection & Compensation
Each participant will be assigned to eat one breakfast meal that includes refined olive oil and one breakfast meal that includes extra virgin olive oil. The order of the 2 meals will be randomly assigned. They will be compensated a total of $120 for taking part in all 3 study visits and assessments.
For information, call Rockiy at 203-732-1265, extension 300.
This study is funded by a grant from Boundary Bend Limited.