Vitamin C and Disease: Insights from the Evolutionary Perspective

@inproceedings{Clemens2016VitaminCA,
  title={Vitamin C and Disease: Insights from the Evolutionary Perspective},
  author={Zs{\'o}fia Clemens and Csaba T{\'o}th},
  year={2016}
}
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… 

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