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Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
Vol. 67 (2003) No. 9 P 1999-2001



Food & Nutrition Science Notes

  We examined the effects of (−)-Hydroxycitrate (HCA) ingestion on fat oxidation during moderate intensity exercise in untrained men. Six subjects ingested 500 mg of HCA or a placebo for 5 days and did endurance exercise. Blood FFA concentrations were significantly increased and respiratory exchange ratio (RER) decreased by HCA ingestion. These results suggested short-term HCA ingestion increases fat oxidation in untrained men.

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