Regular Apple Consumption Improves Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetics

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of 12-weeks of apple consumption on blood glucose control, blood pressure, arterial stiffness, vascular function and the neural control of the cardiovascular system, as well as body composition (fat mass, fat free mass, and bone mineral density) and blood biomarkers of cardiovascular health. Study participants will consume 75 g apple powder or apple-flavored placebo powder daily for 12-weeks.



Apple supplementation

Measurements of blood glucose control, blood pressure control and cardiovascular health

Measurements of body composition (fat mass, fat free mass, bone mineral density)

$100 compensation after 12-week study completion



For more information please contact:

Sarah A. Johnson, PhD, RD, CSO

(850) 644-4889

Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences

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Apple Study Important Information

Who can participate: 
  • Men and women
  • 45-65 years of age 
  • Pre-Diabetes and Type II Diabetes Mellitus