TITLE

Vitamin C Lowers C-Reactive Protein

AUTHOR(S)
Dye, Dayna
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Life Extension;Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
36487456

 

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