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Participants needed for vascular health study

From: Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise

Volunteers needed for a study examining how choline intake influences health.

Participants must be:

  • 18-65 years of age
  • Not taking medications that influence the study results
  • Not have severe obesity
  • Non-smokers
  • Not pregnant
  • Without any major medical problems
  • Without any known choline allergies

This study will require 5 visits to the lab, multiple finger sticks to measure glucose and wearing a continuous glucose monitor for several days, consumption of a supplement or placebo at 4 time points, and a time commitment of approximately 12 hours. 

If you are on a diuretic or are taking medications such as aspirin, antibiotics, prebiotics, and probiotics, you are not eligible for this study.

You will receive information on your blood pressure, cholesterol, and other health information.  You may receive up $100 to compensate you for your time. You will receive $20 for completing session 2, session 3, and session 4. After completing session 5 you will receive $40. There is no compensation for completing the first session.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating in this research study, please contact the Human Integrative Physiology Laboratory at Virginia Tech by email: vthipl@gmail.com.

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