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Table 2 Effects of exercise and high fat meal (HFM) on ascorbyl radical generation and lipid soluble antioxidants over time (mean ± SD, n 12)

From: Preceding exercise and postprandial hypertriglyceridemia: effects on lymphocyte cell DNA damage and vascular inflammation

  Trial Baseline Post 2 h Post-HFM 4 h Post-HFM 6 h Post-HFM
Asc
AU
Exercise − 836 ± 192 − 866 ± 226 − 868 ± 237 − 819 ± 210 − 778 ± 219
Control − 838 ± 170 − 837 ± 169 − 832 ± 147 − 803 ± 116 − 779 ± 130
γ-tocopherol
(μΜ/L)
Exercise 0.94 ± 0.38 0.91 ± 0.37 1.00 ± 0.42 1.13 ± 0.42 1.33 ± 0.53
Control 0.92 ± 0.38 0.92 ± 0.40 1.00 ± 0.40 1.19 ± 0.43 1.40 ± 0.54
α-tocopherol
(μΜ/L)
Exercise 19.08 ± 3.62 19.80 ± 3.59* 19.86 ± 3.64* 20.21 ± 3.38 20.85 ± 3.90
Control 18.14 ± 2.78 19.25 ± 3.57* 19.28 ± 3.50* 20.72 ± 4.28 21.37 ± 4.30
Retinol
(μΜ/L)
Exercise 1.52 ± 0.42 1.84 ± 0.57 1.72 ± 0.70 1.62 ± 0.43 1.78 ± 0.76
Control 1.63 ± 0.49 1.80 ± 0.45 1.71 ± 0.50 1.89 ± 0.78 1.86 ± 0.50
Lycopene
(μΜ/L)
Exercise 0.67 ± 0.37 0.68 ± 0.37 0.61 ± 0.24 0.66 ± 0.36 0.60 ± 0.29
Control 0.59 ± 0.20 0.63 ± 0.23 0.57 ± 0.12 0.60 ± 0.20 0.55 ± 0.12
α-carotene
(μΜ/L)
Exercise 0.03 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.01 0.03 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.01
Control 0.04 ± 0.02 0.04 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.02 0.04 ± 0.02 0.04 ± 0.02
β-carotene
(μΜ/L)
Exercise 0.21 ± 0.06 0.23 ± 0.07 0.23 ± 0.07 0.22 ± 0.07 0.22 ± 0.06
Control 0.24 ± 0.08 0.25 ± 0.10 0.23 ± 0.10 0.24 ± 0.11 0.24 ± 0.12
  1. * Main effect for time compared to baseline (p < 0.05; pooled exercise and control group data). δ Main effect for time versus post (p < 0.05; pooled exercise and control data). Asc, Ascorbyl radical