Vitamin C and Disease: Insights from the Evolutionary Perspective

  title={Vitamin C and Disease: Insights from the Evolutionary Perspective},
  author={Zs{\'o}fia Clemens and C. T{\'o}th},
  • Zsófia Clemens, C. Tóth
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Author(s): Clemens, Zsofia | Abstract: The role of vitamin C at the physiological and cellular levels is indisputable. In line with this, blood level of vitamin C is inversely related to disease parameters such as risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and mortality in prospective cohort and correlational studies. At the same time, adequately powered clinical intervention studies consistently provide no evidence for a beneficial effect of supplementing vitamin C. Here we provide a framework to… CONTINUE READING
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