Volunteers are required to participate in a long-term study (28 weeks) on the effect of regularly consuming green coffee and yerba mate on cardiovascular health. The study will be carried out in the Department of Metabolism and Nutrition of ICTAN-CSIC. Participants should:
- Be between 18 and 45 years
- Have normal cholesterol (<200mg/dL (<5,17 mmol/L)) or high cholesterol levels (200-250 mg/dL (5,17-6,45 mmol/L))
- Have a BMI = 18-25 kg/m2
- Be non-smoker, non-vegetarian, non-pregnant. Not suffering from chronic diseases, not having taken antibiotics in last 2 months and not taking dietary supplements.
For more information, please see the links or contact with Beatriz Sarriá or Sara Martínez by email or by phone (00 34 915492300).
This study was approved by Ethic Committee of Hospital Puerta del Hierro (Madrid, Spain), and is funded by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, National R+D+i 2008-2011 (P.I. Dr Laura Bravo)
Contact for further information to: beasarrialocalhost y/o sara.martinezlocalhost