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Table 1 Composition of study products1. Content of the study products was determined at baseline and for micronutrients E and C and β-carotene also at week 6 and week 10. Of each group, both mango- and orange flavored products were analyzed. Data are presented as the contents of 2 packages, which represents a daily dose.

From: Effect of a mixture of micronutrients, but not of bovine colostrum concentrate, on immune function parameters in healthy volunteers: a randomized placebo-controlled study

   Control Colostrum Micronutrients Colostrum + Micronutrients
  target orange mango orange mango orange mango orange mango
Energy* (kJ)   628 627 626 625 625 624 623 622
Moisture (%)*   2.6 ± 0.1 2.25 ± 0.25 2.65 ± 0.15 3.15 ± 0.25 2.3 ± 0.1 2.5 ± 0.2 3.1 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.1
Fat (%)*   5.5 ± 0.1 5.45 ± 0.05 5.5 ± 0.1 5.9 ± 0.3 6.2 ± 0 6.4 ± 0.1 6.6 v 0.2 6.2 ± 0
Protein (%)*   17.3 ± 0.1 17.6 ± 0.1 16.9 ± 0.1 17.1 ± 0.25 17.1 ± 0.2 16.9 ± 0.15 16.9 ± 0.15 17.2 ± 0.3
IgG (mg)*2   - - 422 466 - - 430 416
Vitamin E (mg)          
   Baseline 200 - - - - 333 ± 8 314 ± 1.4 296 ± 8.8 293 ± 1
   week 6   - - - - 272 ± 2.7 278 ± 4.2 268 ± 0.5 264 ± 0.3
   week 10   - - - - 281 ± 0.3 279 ± 2.8 290 ± 0.8 286 ± 0.2
β-carotene (mg)          
Baseline 10 - - - - 12.6 ± 0.2 13.2 ± 0.5 12.3 ± 0.4 12.2 ± 0.4
   week 6   - - - - 11.0 ± 0 10.8 ± 0.2 11.2 ± 0,2 10.8 ± 0.4
   week 10   - - - - 12.7 ± 0.4 12.9 ± 0.1 12.6 ± 0.2 12.1 ± 0.2
Vitamin C (mg)          
Baseline 250 - - - - 365 ± 8 351 ± 6 369 ± 6 385 ± 10
   week 6   - - - - 395 ± 15 381 ± 4 364 ± 17 345 ± 27
   week 10   - - - - 382 ± 6 386 ± 4 382 ± 5 390 ± 3
Zinc (mg) * 15 - - - - 14.6 ± 2.04 15.3 ± 1.83 15.09 ± 0.3 16.04 ± 1.28
  1. * parameters identified by * were determined at baseline only. - not determined.
  2. 1 data are expressed as mean ± SD, except for (calculated) energy and IgG, which are given as means.
  3. 2IgG was determined by radioimmunodiffusion by Galagen Inc. Mean concentrations of 2 tests were reported without SD.