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Table 4 Spearman’s correlation between energy-adjusted intake of whole grain wheat and rye (g/MJ) and plasma alkylresorcinol homologues for women and men separately

From: Carotenoids and alkylresorcinols as objective biomarkers of diet quality when assessing the validity of a web-based food record tool and a food frequency questionnaire in a middle-aged population

  Riksmaten MiniMeal-Q
Whole grain wheat and rye Whole grain wheat and rye
Women n = 92
 C:17 0.36** 0.31**
 C:19 0.30** 0.30**
 C:21 0.20 0.14
 C:23 0.23* 0.20
 C:25 0.31** 0.23*
Total AR homologues 0.30** 0.25*
Men n = 93
 C:17 0.32** 0.31**
 C:19 0.39** 0.30**
 C:21 0.23* 0.17
 C:23 0.21* 0.11
 C:25 0.26* 0.13
Total AR homologues 0.29** 0.20
  1. Abbreviations: AR alkylresorcinol homologues
  2. *significant at P < 0.05
  3. **significant at P < 0.01