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Table 3 Dietary composition throughout the study period

From: Eight weeks of resistance training in conjunction with glutathione and L-Citrulline supplementation increases lean mass and has no adverse effects on blood clinical safety markers in resistance-trained males

Variable Baseline RT and Supplementation (week)
4 8
Total kcal/kg
 Placebo 28.26 ± 10.18 26.98 ± 8.13 25.61 ± 6.88
 CIT-malate 27.85 ± 8.54 25.61 ± 7.02 24.61 ± 6.94
 GSH + CIT 30.90 ± 7.66 30.14 ± 9.59 29.26 ± 8.88
Protein (g/kg)
 Placebo 1.49 ± 0.57 1.44 ± 0.58 1.43 ± 0.45
 CIT-malate 1.43 ± 0.49 1.41 ± 0.58 1.25 ± 0.36
 GSH + CIT 1.74 ± 0.61 1.57 ± 0.62 1.57 ± 0.75
Carbohydrate (g/kg)
 Placebo 3.06 ± 1.30 2.81 ± 0.95 2.81 ± 0.91
 CIT-malate 3.05 ± 1.18 2.65 ± 1.01 2.70 ± 1.05
 GSH + CIT 3.08 ± 0.64 3.29 ± 0.95 3.10 ± 0.82
Fat (g/kg)
 Placebo 1.29 ± 0.48 1.39 ± 0.60 1.14 ± 0.37
 CIT-malate 1.23 ± 0.46 1.28 ± 0.51 1.13 ± 0.36
 GSH + CIT 1.52 ± 0.54 1.51 ± 0.67 1.49 ± 0.73
  1. Mean ± SEM. Each value represents the average amount for the 4-day recall and expressed relative to total body mass. No significant differences between groups for any of the dietary variables (p > 0.05)