Table 6

Dietary data of men (A) and women (B) during the seven days before exercise testing following three weeks of supplementation with Ambrotose AO® at a dosage of 4 capsules per day and placebo (cross-over design with a three week washout between conditions).

A


Variable

Trained Men Ambrotose AO®

Trained Men Placebo

Untrained Men Ambrotose AO®

Untrained Men Placebo


Kilocalories**

2463 ± 68

2764 ± 202

1958 ± 373

1880 ± 331

Protein (g)†*

107 ± 9

123 ± 8

88 ± 20

98 ± 29

Carbohydrate (g)**

329 ± 22

362 ± 35

234 ± 58

197 ± 55

Fat (g)*

85 ± 8

94 ± 11

64 ± 12

68 ± 9

Vitamin C (mg)†*

253 ± 108

193 ± 48

83 ± 38

90 ± 31

Vitamin E (mg)

7 ± 2

8 ± 1

16 ± 13

9 ± 4

Vitamin A (RE)*

10499 ± 3377

7488 ± 1847

4894 ± 1068

8030 ± 2768


B


Variable

Trained Women Ambrotose AO®

Trained Women Placebo

Untrained Women Ambrotose AO®

Untrained Women Placebo


Kilocalories**

1589 ± 99

1368 ± 143

1289 ± 153

1478 ± 179

Protein (g)†*

89 ± 16

79 ± 17

54 ± 9

66 ± 9

Carbohydrate (g)**

177 ± 21

156 ± 19

160 ± 16

176 ± 13

Fat (g)*

55 ± 5

44 ± 4

48 ± 10

58 ± 13

Vitamin C (mg)†*

89 ± 31

58 ± 13

39 ± 11

64 ± 14

Vitamin E (mg)

6 ± 2

6 ± 2

3 ± 1

4 ± 2

Vitamin A (RE)*

4118 ± 926

5494 ± 1685

2561 ± 652

2440 ± 537


Values are mean ± SEM.

† Training status effect: Protein (p = 0.05); Vitamin C (p = 0.03)

* Sex effect: Protein (p = 0.007); Fat (p = 0.0006); Vitamin C (p = 0.01); Vitamin A (p = 0.006)

** Sex × training status effect: Kilocalories (p = 0.04); Carbohydrate (p < 0.002);

No other statistically significant differences were noted (p > 0.05).

Bloomer et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:49   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-49

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