Mango lovers sought for research study

Do you like mangoes? Well, here’s your chance to enjoy the tasty fruit while contributing to research.

TWU’s Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences is seeking volunteers for a research study. The study is seeking healthy adults who are:

  • Between ages 18 and 40
  • Not physically active
  • Willing to consume 1 cup of mango and placebo smoothie (56 days total)
  • Able to complete one hour exercise testing (2 times)

Benefits of participating in the study include compensation of up to $150 and assessments of full body composition and blood markers of metabolism. Blood draws will be conducted. There will be a total of four in-person visits.

If you’re interested in volunteering or want more information, contact Shanil Juma at or 940-898-2704.