Dietary intake and serum concentrations of antioxidants in children with juvenile arthritis.

@article{Helgeland2000DietaryIA,
  title={Dietary intake and serum concentrations of antioxidants in children with juvenile arthritis.},
  author={Margareth I Helgeland and Einar Svendsen and Oystein T. F\orre and Margaretha Haugen},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={637-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Earlier studies have shown that patients suffering from juvenile arthritis (JA) have reduced serum concentrations of antioxidants compared with healthy controls. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the lower serum concentration of antioxidants found in these patients could be explained by a low dietary intake. METHODS Serum from 14 patients and 22 healthy controls was analysed for the antioxidants retinol, beta-carotene, vitamin E, zinc and selenium. All of the… CONTINUE READING
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