Inverse association of serum carotenoids with prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Japanese.

@article{Suzuki2011InverseAO,
  title={Inverse association of serum carotenoids with prevalence of metabolic syndrome among Japanese.},
  author={Koji A. O. Suzuki and Yoshinori Ito and Takashi Inoue and Nobuyuki Hamajima},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={369-75}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Several epidemiological studies have shown that circulating antioxidant levels are inversely associated with metabolic syndrome status. The purpose of this study was to examine the association of serum carotenoid levels, which have potent antioxidant effects, with metabolic syndrome and metabolic syndrome components in Japanese subjects. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study of 931 subjects (318 men and 613 women), aged 39-70 years, who attended a health examination… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…