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Lychee Study - Participants Needed for a Research Study

UC Davis nutrition scientists are conducting a study that looks at the effects of lychee fruit extract supplements on cardiovascular health.

To qualify for the study you must be:

  • A postmenopausal woman, 50-70 years of age or a man, 40-65 years of age
  • Waist circumference 40 inches or greater for men; 35 inches or greater for women
  • Have a blood pressure that is higher than normal (120 over 80) but not currently treated for high blood pressure
  • Not taking medications for anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, cholesterol
  • Willing to consume a lychee fruit extract (LFE) supplement or a placebo during the study period.

You will receive at no cost:

  • Copies of standard laboratory results
  • Compensation for your visits

For more information: call (530) 752-2915 or use the online form to contact study coordinator.