Distribution of serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol in the US population.

@article{Ford2006DistributionOS,
  title={Distribution of serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol in the US population.},
  author={Earl S. Ford and Rosemary L. Schleicher and Ali H. Mokdad and Umed Ajani and Simin Liu},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={375-83}
}
BACKGROUND Although the population distribution of serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol has been described in the United States, little is known about the distribution of gamma-tocopherol or the ratio of alpha-tocopherol to gamma-tocopherol. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to describe the distribution of serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol in a nationally representative sample of US adults. DESIGN We reviewed data from 4087 adults aged >/=20 y who participated in the… CONTINUE READING