Kiwi Fruit & Sleep Study – Participants Wanted!

Are you a male who has difficulty sleeping? We are exploring the effects of kiwifruit on sleep and need participants for a new study taking place in Auckland!

For more information – or to express interest – get in touch with Alex Kanon (

During the study you will
• Visit a sleep laboratory to have your sleep recorded
• See whether eating kiwifruit helps you sleep
• Give small donations of blood, urine and stool to determine how kiwifruit may be helping you to sleep

Please contact us if you meet all the following criteria:

• Are male and finding it hard to sleep

• Are aged 18-45 years old with a BMI of 18.5-30kg/m2

• Not physically active for more than 2 hours per day

• In good general health

Participants selected to take part will be compensated for their time.

This project has been reviewed and approved by the Massey University Human Ethics Committee: Southern A, Application 19/78. If you have any concerns about the conduct of this research, please contact Dr Negar Partow, Chair, Massey University Human Ethics Committee: Southern A, telephone 04 801 5799 x 63363, email

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