Source: Cochrane Library
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Date of publication: April 2017
Publication type: Systematic Review
In a nutshell: Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient and powerful antioxidant. Observational studies have shown an inverse relationship between vitamin C intake and major cardiovascular events and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Results from clinical trials are less consistent. This review aims to determine the effectiveness of vitamin C supplementation as a single supplement for the primary prevention of CVD.
Length of publication: 1 webpage
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Acknowledgement: Cochrane Library