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