Intake of vitamin C and E in pregnancy and risk of pre-eclampsia: prospective study among 57 346 women.

@article{Klemmensen2009IntakeOV,
  title={Intake of vitamin C and E in pregnancy and risk of pre-eclampsia: prospective study among 57 346 women.},
  author={Ase K Klemmensen and Ann Tabor and Marie Louise \Osterdal and Vibeke Kildegaard Knudsen and Th{\'o}rhallur Ingi Halld{\'o}rsson and Tina Broby Mikkelsen and Sj{\'u}rour Fr{\'o}oi Olsen},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 7},
  pages={964-74}
}
OBJECTIVE It has been suggested that vitamin C, alone or in combination with vitamin E, may protect against pre-eclampsia, whereas the safety of high-dose vitamin E supplements has been questioned. We investigated dietary intakes of vitamins C and E to see if they correlated with the incidence of pre-eclampsia. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING The Danish National Birth Cohort; a population-based pregnancy cohort; analyses were based on 57 346 pregnancies. METHODS Vitamin intake… CONTINUE READING

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