Table 1 The baseline level of respiratory measures, haemodynamic measures and subjective appetite ratings in 12 young men (mean±s.e.)a

From: The effect of caffeine, green tea and tyrosine on thermogenesis and energy intake

  Green tea Tyrosine Caffeine Placebo
Respiratory measures
 Thermogenesis, kJ day−1 7651±157 7535±272 7266±272 7590±251
 Respiratory quotient 0.87±0.02 0.86±0.02 0.85±0.02 0.86±0.01
Haemodynamic measures
 Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg 114±2 115±3 116±4 110±3
 Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg 61±2 61±2 62±2 61±2
 Heart rate, bpm 53±2 53±3 53±3 53±3
Visual analogue scales
 Satiety, cm 3.7±0.4 3.4±0.4 3.2±0.3 3.7±0.3
 Fullness, cm 2.8±0.4 3.2±0.6 2.4±0.3 2.8±0.3
 Prospective consumption, cm 6.6±0.3 6.7±0.6 7.0±0.3 6.4±0.3
 Hunger, cm 6.1±0.7 6.0±0.7 7.0±0.2 6.0±0.5
 Salty, cm 4.5±0.3 4.6±0.7 4.0±0.5 4.6±0.5
 Sweet, cm 3.4±0.4 3.9±0.6 3.1±0.4 3.4±0.4
 Fat, cm 4.7±0.5 5.1±0.7 4.4±0.5 4.6±0.5
 Meat/fish, cm 4.4±0.7 4.8±0.8 4.1±0.4 4.5±0.4
  1. Data were analysed by analysis of variance (mixed linear models). No significant difference was observed between treatments.