Effects of Dietary Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Trial ID or NCT#



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The aim of the Antioxidant Study was to compare the efficacy of foods naturally rich in antioxidants with that of antioxidants in a pill form on markers of inflammation and plasma cholesterol in healthy adults at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Official Title

Potential Health Benefits of Dietary Antioxidants From Supplements v. Foods

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Overweight/obesity; high LDL cholesterol, pre-hypertension.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. 1. Daily intake of \> 5 servings of vegetables and fruits 2. Fasting blood glucose \>140 mg/dL 3. BMI \>40 4. Liver or renal disease; Atherosclerosis (e.g., CAD, PAD); Malignant neoplasm; Ongoing infection; Inflammatory disease 5.Currently taking the following medications: Anti-inflammatory drugs Lipid lowering drugs Anti-hypertensive drugs Calcium containing drugs Drugs known to affect blood coagulation Drugs known to affect antioxidant status 6. Pregnant or lactating 7. Inability to communicate effectively with study staff


Christopher Gardner
Philip S. Tsao, PhD

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Antonella Dewell