A Study Evaluating the Effects of Table Grapes on the Symptoms and Immune Response Associated with Celiac Disease
The Functional Foods & Human Health Laboratory in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University is currently seeking participants for a research study examining the effects of table grapes on the symptoms and immune response associated with Celiac disease.
Who Can Participate?
- Adults aged 18+
- Diagnosis of Celiac disease by a physician
- Following a gluten-free diet for > 3 months
- Other inclusion and exclusion criteria apply and will be evaluated through a phone and in-person screening
- Measures of blood pressure and cardiovascular health
- Monetary compensation up to $200 for participation
Participants will be asked to consume a randomly assigned treatment daily for 14 days (69 g freeze dried table grapes or 69 g placebo). Participants will complete initial screening tests and qualified participants will undergo cardiovascular testing and provision of blood, urine and stool samples. Involvement in the study will last approximately 1 month total from screening to completion, though the test period will last only 17 days. Involvement will consist of 3 test visits over this period (2 visits of ~1.5h, 1 visit of ~8h). Participants will receive financial compensation of up to $200 for their time. The study will take place on the CSU campus in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.