oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Food antioxidant capacity and its use in food selection - : editorial

Volume 22, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1607-0658
  • E-ISSN: 2221-1268



In the current issue of the Journal, Louwrens and co-workers determine the per capita South African daily dietary total antioxidant capacity (TAC) using published data by Nel and Steyn (2002) which summarises the food consumption studies conducted in SA from 1983-2000. The data reflect the daily per capita intake of food and beverages as based on those foods and beverages consumed by more than 3% of South African adults of all ages and ethnic groups.

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