Acute autonomic effects of vitamins and fats in male smokers

  title={Acute autonomic effects of vitamins and fats in male smokers},
  author={Charles I. Wright and Heinz Ruediger and Christine I Kroner and Ben J. A. Janssen and Richard Draijer},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Background/Objectives:Vitamins can help improve cardiovascular control. In contrast, smoking works in the opposite fashion, reducing the baroreflex control of heart rate (HR) possibly via oxidative stress. High-fat challenges also impair cardiovascular regulation. Whether vitamins have acute beneficial effects on the baroreflex control of HR in smokers is unclear.Subjects/Methods:A randomized, placebo-controlled crossover study in 30 male smokers (34.2±6.9 years). Interventions were: (1… CONTINUE READING


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