Studies related to Metabolic Rate and Nicotine

Effect Of Chewing Gum Containing Nicotine And Caffeine On Energy Expenditure And Substrate Utilization In Men

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 12
Sex Male
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
Chewing gum containing 1-2mg of nicotine acutely in otherwise healthy men is able to increase metabolic rate as assessed via indirect calorimetry by 3.7-4.9% (AUC values over the course of 180 minutes) relative to placebo gum. Fat oxidation rates were not significantly influenced.