Table 4

Lipophilic vitamins and provitamins
Parameter Baseline mean (SD) Change at week 8 95% CI P-value Change at week 16 95% CI P-value
α-Tocopherol (mg/l) 13.09 (3.49) -0.40 -1.65 to 0.85 0.5231 -2.52 -3.76 to -1.27 0.0002
α-Tocopherol/LDL-Ca 10.79 (3.38) -0.09 -1.26 to 1.08 0.8808 -1.39 -2.56 to -0.22 0.0210
γ-Tocopherol (mg/l) 0.69 (0.39) 0.51 0.27 to 0.76 0.0001 0.17 -0.08 to 0.42 0.1747
γ-Tocopherol/LDL-Ca 0.56 (0.37) 0.48 0.26 to 0.69 0.0001 0.18 -0.03 to 0.40 0.0938
Retinol (mg/l) 0.87 (0.28) -0.03 -0.13 to 0.07 0.5283 -0.17 -0.27 to -0.07 0.0015
Retinol/LDL-Ca 0.71 (0.25) 0.03 -0.08 to 0.13 0.6230 -0.07 -0.17 to 0.04 0.2099
β-Carotene (mg/l) 0.81 (0.91) -0.15 -0.43 to 0.12 0.2712 0.26 -0.53 to 0.02 0.0640
β-Carotene/LDL-Ca 0.63 (0.76) -0.11 -0.35 to 0.13 0.3708 -0.19 -0.43 to 0.05 0.1200

Data are presented as mean (standard deviation); aResults multiplied by 1000.

P-value derived with mixed model.

Garaiova et al.

Garaiova et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:7   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-7

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