Effects of Dietary Antioxidants on Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00756405


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

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:Overweight/obesity; high LDL cholesterol, pre-hypertension.

Exclusion Criteria: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


behavioral: Antioxidant diet

dietary supplement: Antioxidant supplement

dietary supplement: Placebo

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Antonella Dewell