Table 1

Composition of averaged 3-day dietary recall within subject treatment groups (n = 14/diet treatment group) prior to daily supplementation with 0, 2 or 8 mg astaxanthin.

Astaxanthin


0 mg

2 mg

8 mg


Total Kcal (Kcal/d)

1777

1618

1736

Protein (g/d)

64

59

68

Fat (g/d)

54

49

52

CHO (g/d)

258

238

254

α-Carotene (μg/d)

457

527

567

β-Carotene (μg/d)

1813

1664

1773

β-Cryptoxanthin (μg/d)

61

81

38

Lutein & Zeaxanthin (μg/d)

610

490

338

Lycopene (μg/d)

2067

2327

1133


There were no differences between groups, as determined by T test.

Values are means of 3-day dietary recalls.

Park et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2010 7:18   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-7-18

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