Table 3

Types and number of comments regarding experience of supplement use provided by participants after 30 days of dietary supplementation
Comments Number of participants
Positive response
 Energy increase 5/17
 Exercise recovery 1/17
 GIT improvement 1/17
 Initial improvement 1/17
 More alert 1/17
 Overall good 4/17
 Taste 3/17
Negative response
 GIT symptoms* 4/17
 No benefits 2/17
 Solubility 2/17
 Taste 1/17
 Weight gain 1/17
GIT symptom - negative
 Diarrhoea 1/17
 Flatulence 2/17
 Pain/discomfort 2/17

Note: Fifteen participants provided a comment/s. *“GIT symptoms” was further broken down into the types of symptoms reported.

Dunstan et al.

Dunstan et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:115   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-115

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