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Opportunity details

Preventing weight gain using Inulin-Propionate-Ester – iPrevent Trial

This study investigates the effects of a dietary supplement on weight prevention

Link to organisation:

Full description:

We are looking for participants between the ages of 20 and 35 with a body mass index between 25 and 30 kg/m2 who would be willing to take a dietary supplement for a year to assess its effect on weight gain prevention.

Date from

1st October 2019

Date to

30th July 2021


Imperial College London

The Nutrition Research Section at Imperial College London runs research studies to respond to global challenges in nutrition, food and health.


iPREVENT PIS v1.1 22Jan19.docx






Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Participants will be able to get access to their body composition measurements such as weight, fat percentage, muscle mass and body mass index as well as results from blood samples assessing their health status.


You will be paid £50 per study visit and there will be a total of four study visits, but there is also an initial visit to check if you are eligible to take part, which is not paid for.


You are able to claim back travel expenses for all study visits and also the initial eligibility visit.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?