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Table 2 Correlation of DTAC and serum TAC value with intakes of some dietary antioxidant component

From: Dietary total antioxidant capacity is inversely associated with depression, anxiety and some oxidative stress biomarkers in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional study

Dietary antioxidant intake Partial correlations (n = 175)
DTAC Serum TAC
r P r P
Vitamin C (mg/day) 0.53 < 0.001 0.03 0.6
β-Cryptoxanthin (μg/day) 0.43 < 0.001 0.02 0.7
β-Carotene (μg/day) 0.31 < 0.001 0.01 0.8
α-Tocopherol (mg/day) 0.18 0.01 0.07 0.3
Lycopene (μg/day) 0.15 0.04 0.04 0.5
Lutein (μg/day) 0.20 0.007 0.08 0.2
Zinc (mg/day) 0.16 0.03 0.01 0.8
Selenium (μg/day) 0.04 0.5 0.14 0.06
Magnesium (mg/day) 0.41 0.001 0.11 0.1
  1. DTAC dietary total antioxidant capacity, TAC total antioxidant capacity
  2. Partial correlations between DTAC and serum TAC. Dietary antioxidants intakes were adjusted for energy