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Table 2 Capsule compliance, quality of life (SF-12) and graded exercise test (GXT) time to exhaustion data of men (A) and women (B) before and 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).

From: Effect of Ambrotose AO® on resting and exercise-induced antioxidant capacity and oxidative stress in healthy adults

A         
Variable Trained Men Ambrotose AO® Pre Trained Men Ambrotose AO® Post Trained Men Placebo Pre Trained Men Placebo Post Untrained Men Ambrotose AO® Pre Untrained Men Ambrotose AO® Post Untrained Men Placebo Pre Untrained Men Placebo Post
% Capsule Compliance† NA 91.9 ± 5.5 NA 98.6 ± 1.1 NA 88.6 ± 5.5 NA 89.8 ± 7.0
Physical Health† 55.4 ± 2.5 56.7 ± 1.1 57.9 ± 1.2 56.9 ± 0.8 51.2 ± 4.6 48.4 ± 3.5 54.0 ± 1.2 55.0 ± 1.6
Mental Health** 55.3 ± 1.7 54.7 ± 2.3 55.1 ± 2.7 55.1 ± 1.9 48.5 ± 6.5 52.4 ± 5.3 49.2 ± 3.8 49.4 ± 3.6
Exercise Time (sec)†* NA 1252 ± 45 NA 1275 ± 47 NA 956 ± 65 NA 989 ± 88
B         
Variable Trained Women Ambrotose AO ® Pre Trained Women Ambrotose AO ® Post Trained Women Placebo Pre Trained Women Placebo Post Untrained Women Ambrotose AO ® Pre Untrained Women Ambrotose AO ® Post Untrained Women Placebo Pre Untrained Women Placebo Post
% Capsule Compliance† NA 96.3 ± 1.3 NA 93.2 ± 2.6 NA 82.5 ± 8.7 NA 89.8 ± 5.5
Physical Health† 56.6 ± 1.0 55.3 ± 1.8 57.9 ± 1.7 56.3 ± 2.3 54.7 ± 1.3 54.7 ± 2.1 54.2 ± 2.4 53.7 ± 1.6
Mental Health** 50.3 ± 2.6 49.9 ± 2.5 49.7 ± 3.0 51.6 ± 3.0 54.0 ± 2.2 53.2 ± 3.8 51.4 ± 2.1 53.7 ± 1.5
Exercise Time (sec)†* NA 1062 ± 59 NA 1064 ± 66 NA 839 ± 80 NA 853 ± 76
  1. Values are mean ± SEM.
  2. † Training status effect: Capsule Compliance (p = 0.04); Physical Health (p = 0.0008); Exercise Time (p < 0.0001)
  3. * Sex effect: Exercise Time (p = 0.001)
  4. ** Sex × training status effect: Mental Health (p = 0.02)
  5. No other statistically significant differences were noted (p > 0.05).