Liquid chromatographic determination of caffeine and adrenergic stimulants in food supplements sold in Brazilian e-commerce for weight loss and physical fitness.

@article{Viana2016LiquidCD,
  title={Liquid chromatographic determination of caffeine and adrenergic stimulants in food supplements sold in Brazilian e-commerce for weight loss and physical fitness.},
  author={Carine Viana and Gabriela M Zemolin and Larissa S M{\"u}ller and Tha{\'i}s Ramos Dal Molin and Helena Seiffert and Leandro Machado de Carvalho},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
Methyl-xanthines and adrenergic stimulants, such as caffeine and synephrine, are commonly added to food supplements due to their stimulating and thermogenic effects. In addition, the abusive consumption of food supplements with ergogenic and aesthetic purposes has been observed worldwide. This work describes the study of caffeine, p-synephrine, hordenine, octopamine, tyramine, ephedrine and salicin as stimulants in dietary supplements marketed in Brazil for weight loss and physical fitness… CONTINUE READING