Vitamin C Lowers C-Reactive Protein

Dye, Dayna
March 2009
Life Extension;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p21
The article reports on the findings of the study by the researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. Accordingly, Doctor Gladys Block and her associates randomized 396 non-smokers to receive vitamin C, vitamin E, or a placebo for two months. It is found out that supplementing with vitamin C reduces C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.


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