Estimation of total antioxidant capacity from diet and supplements in US adults.

@article{Yang2011EstimationOT,
  title={Estimation of total antioxidant capacity from diet and supplements in US adults.},
  author={Meng Yang and S H Chung and Chin Eun Chung and Dae-Ok Kim and Won O Song and Sung I. Koo and Ock K Chun},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={106 2},
  pages={254-63}
}
Given the importance of dietary antioxidants in reducing the risks of chronic diseases, the present study aimed to estimate the intake of total antioxidant capacity (TAC) from diet and dietary supplements of US adults. We utilised the US Department of Agriculture flavonoid and proanthocyanidin databases, dietary supplement data and food consumption data of 4391 US adults aged 19+ years in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2. In order to convert the intake data of… CONTINUE READING