Associations of vitamin C status, fruit and vegetable intakes, and markers of inflammation and hemostasis.

@article{Wannamethee2006AssociationsOV,
  title={Associations of vitamin C status, fruit and vegetable intakes, and markers of inflammation and hemostasis.},
  author={Sasiwarang Goya Wannamethee and Gordon D. O. Lowe and Ann Rumley and Karl Richard Bruckdorfer and Peter Whincup},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={567-74; quiz 726-7}
}
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that a high dietary intake and high circulating concentrations of vitamin C may protect against ischemic heart disease. OBJECTIVES The objective was to examine the associations between dietary and plasma vitamin C concentrations, fruit and vegetable intakes, and markers of inflammation and hemostasis associated with cardiovascular disease in older men free of cardiovascular disease. DESIGN This cross-sectional study examined 3258 men aged 60-79 y with no… CONTINUE READING
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