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Table 4 Mean ± SD of variables

From: Tomato powder is more effective than lycopene to alleviate exercise-induced lipid peroxidation in well-trained male athletes: randomized, double-blinded cross-over study

  TAC (mM) MDA (μM) 8-isoprostane (ng/L)
Baseline Post-ingestion Post-exercise Baseline Post-ingestion Post-exercise Baseline Post-ingestion Post-exercise
Tomato 0.25 ± 0.03 0.28 ± 0.02*# 0.28 ± 0.02 0.39 ± 0.13 0.36 ± 0.10 0.47 ± 0.11α# 277.7 ± 55.5 270.9 ± 60.0 295.9 ± 54.1α#
Lycopene 0.26 ± 0.04 0.27 ± 0.05 0.27 ± 0.03 0.41 ± 0.07 0.42 ± 0.11 0.57 ± 0.12α 269.1 ± 58.3 268.5 ± 59.1 311.4 ± 54.0α
Placebo 0.28 ± 0.03 0.27 ± 0.02 0.27 ± 0.03 0.40 ± 0.08 0.41 ± 0.07 0.62 ± 0.06α 274.4 ± 54.9 275.9 ± 52.3 340.3 ± 54.8α
  1. Data presented for all treatments at three time points of before supplementation, after supplementation and following exercise
  2. Abbreviations: MDA malondialdehyde, TAC total anti-oxidant capacity
  3. * Significant difference with baseline values (P < 0.05)
  4. # Significant difference with the placebo (P < 0.05)
  5. α Significant difference with post-ingestion (P < 0.05)
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