Table 2

Physiological markers of inflammation in response to supplementation

Men

Women


Variables

Pre Placebo

Post Placebo

Pre Suppl

Post Suppl

Pre Placebo

Post Placebo

Pre Suppl

Post Suppl


M ± SD

M ± SD

M ± SD

M ± SD

M ± SD

M ± SD

M ± SD

M ± SD


Creatine Kinase (IU·L-1)

92 ± 25

80 ± 32

96 ± 34

67 ± 23*

68 ± 42

69 ± 50

66 ± 32

62 ± 33


Cortisol (nmol·L-1)

557 ± 169

613 ± 128

524 ± 180

515 ± 187

560 ± 149

513 ± 129

518 ± 165

541 ± 148


C-Reactive Protein (mg·dL-1)

0.22 ± 0.25

0.19 ± 0.25

0.17 ± 0.24

0.19 ± 0.22

0.10 ± 0.10

0.11 ± 0.09

0.1 ± 0.1

0.12 ± 0.11


Brachial Artery Reactivity (mm)

4.6 ± 0.7

4.8 ± 0.7

4.7 ± 0.8

4.9 ± 0.8

3.7 ± 0.6

4.1 ± 0.6

3.8 ± 0.5

4.1 ± 0.5


No significant differences were seen for placebo (either pre/post placebo or as compared to pre-supplementation). Pre Suppl = Pre-Supplementation testing; Post Suppl = Post-Supplementation testing. *p ≤ 0.05 as compared to supplementation pre-testing.

Dunn-Lewis et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:90   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-90

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