Men and women, 65 years of age and over
|This research study will compare participants consuming a high olive oil diet, to those on a typical American diet over a 3-month period and determine their effects on immune responses in older adults.|
|Length of Study||About 12 weeks||# of Visits||1 screening and at least 12 study visits|
|Residency||None||Study diet||Replace all fats and oils used in cooking or eaten with meals that can easily be substituted with those provided by the Center|
|Payment||$25 for screening visit, and up to $450 if you qualify and complete the study||Can I work?||Yes|
- Length of study
Total length of the study including resident stays and nonresident visits.
This does not mean you will be testing the entire time.
The length of time volunteers are required to stay overnight at the HNRCA. Residents have their own private room, bathroom, television, VCR, and phone during their stay.
The amount of reimbursement for travel and inconvenience.
- Number of visits
Total number of nonresident visits.
- Study diet
Indicates meals which will be provided by the HNRCA
- Can I work?
Indicates if you will be able to work and if so, when.
For more information about this study, please call Volunteer Services at 1-800-738-7555 or complete our Study Inquiry Form.
We appreciate your interest in our program and we hope to work with you in the future.
The Recruitment Office
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University