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Table 3 Antioxidant vitamin and mineral intake in women without and with endometriosis.

From: Women with endometriosis improved their peripheral antioxidant markers after the application of a high antioxidant diet

Nutrient Women without endometriosis
(n = 83)
Women with endometriosis
(n = 80)
Vitamin A 163 ± 45
(165; 101–270)
110 ± 23*
(104; 87–197)
Vitamin C 446 ± 142
(431; 150–909)
308 ± 162*
(276; 109–871)
Vitamin E 112 ± 26
(114; 61–100)
66 ± 27*
(60; 23–133)
Copper 418 ± 97
(417; 229–679)
299 ± 57*
(316; 211–380)
Zinc 178 ± 62
(166; 79–307)
122 ± 40*
(123; 50–231)
Selenium 63 ± 20
(62; 34–114)
58 ± 24
(54; 26–130)
  1. Means ± SD (median; min-max). Data are expressed as percentage of RDI values.
  2. * p < 0.05, Mann Whitney Rank-U test. WWE vs. WEN.