Genetically high plasma vitamin C, intake of fruit and vegetables, and risk of ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality: a Mendelian randomization study.

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BACKGROUND High intake of fruit and vegetables as well as high plasma vitamin C concentrations have been associated with low risk of ischemic heart disease in prospective studies, but results from randomized clinical trials have been inconsistent. OBJECTIVE We tested the hypothesis that genetically high concentrations of plasma vitamin C, such as with… (More)
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.114.104497

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@article{Kobylecki2015GeneticallyHP, title={Genetically high plasma vitamin C, intake of fruit and vegetables, and risk of ischemic heart disease and all-cause mortality: a Mendelian randomization study.}, author={Camilla J. Kobylecki and S Karim Afzal and George Davey Smith and B\orge G. Nordestgaard}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2015}, volume={101 6}, pages={1135-43} }