Table 4

Daily intake of antioxidants in Brazilian adults according to nutritional state

Nutrients

Normality

Overweight

Obesity

P


Vitamin A (μg RAE)

495.1 ± 1979.6

332.9 ± 1023.6

372.2 ± 836.7

0.24

Vitamin C (mg)

83.5 ± 397.9

87.5 ± 582.7

138.5 ± 594

0.24

Vitamin E (mg)

4.8 ± 1.7

5 ± 2.1

4.9 ± 1.8

0.51

Selenium (μg)

84.9 ± 39.3

84.1 ± 38.7

85 ± 41.3

0.93

Zinc (mg)

9.1 ± 4.5

8.4 ± 2.9

8.7 ± 3.3

0.02


Mean ± Standard Deviation; ANOVA; Tukey test; adjusted for age and energy

Medeiros Pinheiro et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:39   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-39

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