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Table 4 Daily intake of antioxidants in Brazilian adults according to nutritional state

From: Antioxidant intake among Brazilian adults - The Brazilian Osteoporosis Study (BRAZOS): a cross-sectional study

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