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Table 1 Dietary intake in soccer players supplemented with either creatine or placebo during pre-season training

From: Creatine monohydrate supplementation on lower-limb muscle power in Brazilian elite soccer players

  Placebo (n = 7) Creatine (n = 7)
  Pre Post Pre Post
Total Energy (Kcal/d) 2887.9 ± 700.6 2952.2 ± 634.4 2718.4 ± 603.2 3035.1 ± 943.2
Carbohydrate (g/d) 379.2 ± 108.9 451.1 ± 143.9 361.8 ± 90.4 462.0 ± 147.6
Lipids (g/d) 98.0 ± 26.7 79.5 ± 16.2 92.1 ± 23.6 81.9 ± 33.7
Protein (g/d) 122.3 ± 28.9 108.2 ± 23.8 110.5 ± 12.7 112.4 ± 42.1
Protein (g/Kg body mass/d) 1.8 ± 0.5 1.6 ± 0.4 1.6 ± 0.2 1.7 ± 0.7
Creatine (g/d) 1.2 ± 0.4 1.2 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.7 1.2 ± 0.4
  1. There were no significant differences within- or between-groups.