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The School of Health Sciences, Massey University is conducting a new study looking at the effects of New Zealand pine bark extract on blood sugars in healthy people living or near Auckland, New Zealand.
If you participate in the study you will be asked to drink a sugary drink along with a capsule containing pine bark extract, in various concentrations. You will need to visit Massey University Nutrition Research Facility at Albany campus, Auckland six times during a 4-8 week period, including one screening visit. At the study, blood samples will be taken to measure your blood sugar level. Each study visit will take approximately 2.5 h.
You will be reimbursed $170 (all six visits) for your time and commitment. You are also entitled to a free analysis of your body composition, blood lipid profile, and blood glucose. You will also be given a bag of healthy goodies at the end of each study visit.
Recruitment for this study has now been completed. Thank you to all those that took, or are currently taking part. A summary of the results will be posted here once completed.
Page authorised by Head of School, School of Food and Nutrition
Last updated on Thursday 23 May 2019