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Table 1 Antioxidant-rich food items provided to the antioxidant-rich diet group during the intervention period

From: Blood cell gene expression associated with cellular stress defense is modulated by antioxidant-rich food in a randomised controlled clinical trial of male smokers

Food item Manufacturer Food items provided weekly Total antioxidants provided in foods, mmol/wk
Green java tea Twinings (London, UK) 7 tea bags 20.86
Juice of rose hips, orange, apple and carrot (Mana yellow) Tine BA (Oslo, Norway) 1.66 L 42.64
Juice of cranberries, raspberries and grapes (Mana Red) Tine BA (Oslo, Norway) 1.66 L 10.95
Juice of black chokeberry, bilberries, grapes and cherries (Mana Blå) Tine BA (Oslo, Norway) 1.66 L 33.18
Bilberry juice (Vaccinium myrtillus) Corona Safteri (Ranheim, Norway) 0.66 L 54.73
Bilberry jam (Vaccinium myrtillus) Heistad (Bergen, Norway) 345 g 10.50
Bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 16.24
Blackberries (Rubus fruticosus) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 9.20
Strawberries (Fragaria × ananassa) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 4.26
Raspberries (Rubus idaeus) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 5.87
Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 3.43
Dark blue grapes (Vitis sp.) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 2.23
Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 2.01
Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) Odd Langdalen Engros 200 g 1.93
Red cabbage (oleracea var. capitata rubra) Outdoor cultivara 200 g 3.82
Kale (Brassica oleracea var. sabellica) Outdoor cultivara 200 g 4.71
Blue potatoes (Solanum tuberosum, 'Blue congo') Odd Langdalen Engros (Oslo, Norway) 150 g 0.00
Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) Odd Langdalen Engros (Oslo, Norway) 700 g 2.24
Dark chocolate, 70% cocoa Kraft Foods (IL, USA) 100 g 11.22
Pecan nuts (Carya illinoinensis)b Den lille nøttefrabrikken (Fredrikstad, Norway) 100 g 8.30
Sunflower seeds (Helianthus annuus)b Den lille nøttefrabrikken (Fredrikstad, Norway) 100 g 6.31
Walnuts (Juglans californica)b Diamond Foods Inc (CA, USA) 200 g 44.48
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea europaea)c Ybarra (Toano, Spain) 0.063 L 0.19
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)c Black Boy (Bergen, Norway) 3 g 1.55
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)c Black Boy (Bergen, Norway) 3 g 1.69
Oregano (Origanum vulgare gracile)c Black Boy (Bergen, Norway) 3 g 1.90
Total antioxidants per week    304.43
  1. aFood items were provided by The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Ås, Norway).
  2. bFood items were provided as ingredients in a bread.
  3. cFood items were provided once, at the start of the intervention period.