Study Type

General Health & Wellbeing

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and tolerability of Naringenin.  Naringenin is a substance found in citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits and limes.  It is also a dietary supplement marketed in the United States.

About the Study

The study consists of 6 visits to the Pennington Biomedical outpatient clinic during a 6 to 8 week time frame.  On one occasion, you will have a 13 hour visit in our Pennington Biomedical inpatient unit.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 1 screening visit
  • 6 study visits


  • Vital signs
  • Urine Pregnancy Test (women of child bearing potential)
  • Blood draws
  • IV insertion

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 20 and 35
  • Have no evidence of diabetes (fasting blood sugar less than 126)
  • Be willing to refrain from consuming citrus fruits in any form and tomato products for 36 hours prior to each test day

Study Duration

This study will take place over six months. Expected time in the study for each participant will be two months.


Each participant will be compensated $225.00 for the completion of the study.

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.


Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.


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