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Table 4 Blood free fatty acid and glycerol data for healthy adults consuming Capsimax™ and placebo in a randomized cross-over design

From: Effect of oral intake of capsaicinoid beadlets on catecholamine secretion and blood markers of lipolysis in healthy adults: a randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind, cross-over study

Variable Pre 2 hr
(pre-ex)
2.5 hr
(1 min post ex)
4 hr
(90 min post ex)
Free fatty acid (mmol·L-1)
Capsimax™
0.19 ± 0.04 0.36 ± 0.19 * 0.59 ± 0.31 * 0.37 ± 0.27
Free fatty acid (mmol·L-1)
Placebo
0.25 ± 0.10 0.30 ± 0.18 * 0.56 ± 0.31 * 0.33 ± 0.15
Glycerol (μg·mL-1)
Capsimax™
9.46 ± 1.47 10.42 ± 2.94 28.73 ± 11.45 ** 13.89 ± 8.90
Glycerol (μg·mL-1)
Placebo
10.19 ± 4.79 10.73 ± 4.66 25.94 ± 8.02 ** 10.53 ± 3.76
  1. Data are Mean ± SD
  2. No interaction or condition effects were noted for FFA or glycerol (p > 0.05).
  3. * A time effect was noted for FFA (p < 0.0001); values higher than Pre at 2 hr and 2.5 hr.
  4. ** A time effect was noted for glycerol (p < 0.0001); values higher than Pre at 2.5 hr.