Tomato Study


We are assessing the effect of tomato extract on cardiovascular health

Eligibility criteria:

  • Be aged 35-65
  • Have a BMI between 28-35
  • Be generally healthy


  • Consume the tomato extract twice daily, for 8 weeks
  • Attend 5 visits to our clinic
  • This study is what is known as a cross-over study, this means that each participant will be randomly assigned to either the placebo or tomato supplement for 4 weeks, followed by a 4 week washout.
  • There will be no product taken during this washout.
  • Participants will then return to our clinic and will be assigned to the remaining supplement for 4 weeks.
  • In total the study will last for 12 weeks, with 8 weeks of supplementation.

A selected subgroup for the study are required to:

  • Eat a standardised diet for 24 hours prior to Visits 3 & 5
  • Stay in our clinic for 9 hours on Visits 3 & 4
  • Be cannulated
  • Eat a standardised lunch & snacks during the visits

The test involves inserting a cannula, which is a a thin tube that allows for a number of blood draws without the need to insert additional needles each time, one needle only is used.
There will be 5 blood draws over the course of 8 hours

If you are unsure of your BMI, please check it using the below link. It must be between 28-35 for you to be eligible for the study

Please click the button below to complete the Pre-Screening Questionnaire to help us determine your eligibility for the study.

Study visits take place in Atlantia Food Trials HQ in Heron House Offices, 1st Floor, Blackpool Retail Park, Cork.
All participants will receive reimbursement of €350 or €500 for subgroup upon completion of the study.

For further information:
+353 (0)21 430 7442