Variables

Tertiles of energyadjusted DTAC


T1 (n = 58)

T2 (n = 59)

T3 (n = 58)

Pvalue*

Effect size of ANCOVA test


Mean

95% CI

Mean

95% CI

Mean

95% CI


TAC (mM)

0.44

0.42–0.45

0.46

0.44–0.47

0.44

0.42–0.45

0.04

0.03

MDA (µM)

5.3

4.7–6.0

4.8

4.2–5.4

3.4

3.0–3.8

< 0.001

0.13

OxLDL (ng/l)

1548.8

1339.6–1794.7

1655.7

1432.1–1918.6

1489.3

1285.2–1725.8

0.6

0.03

SOD (U/ml)

36.0

34.1–38.1

33.8

32.0–35.8

33.9

31.9–35.7

0.1

0.02

 Values are geometric means and 95% CI
 DTAC dietary total antioxidant capacity, TAC total antioxidant capacity, MDA malondialdehyde, OxLDL oxidized lowdensity lipoprotein, SOD superoxide dismutase
 * ANCOVA test, adjusted for age, time since menopause, education (year), waist circumference (cm), physical activity (MET min/week), dietary supplement use (yes/no), dietary intake of fiber (g/day), energy (kcal/day), and coffee (g/day)