Table 2.

Urinary levels of excreted dithiocarbamates during the run-in and intervention

DayUrinary dithiocarbamate (μmol excreted/12 h)
PlaceboBroccoli sprouts
Run-in
    −10.2 (0, 4.9)*0.1 (0, 3.5)
Intervention
    5ND21.2 (4.1, 81.3)
    90.1 (0, 2.3)52.0 (7.4, 180.4),
    100.1 (0, 4.6)46.5 (10.1, 144.1),
    12ND48.7 (5.0, 119.0),
  • Abbreviation: ND, not determined.

  • * Mean (min, max).

  • Differs from run-in, P < 0.001.

  • Differs from day 5 broccoli sprouts, P < 0.001.