Vitamin C and Heart Health: A Review Based on Findings from Epidemiologic Studies

@inproceedings{Moser2016VitaminCA,
  title={Vitamin C and Heart Health: A Review Based on Findings from Epidemiologic Studies},
  author={Melissa A. Moser and Ock K Chun},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2016}
}
Vitamin C is a powerful dietary antioxidant that has received considerable attention in the literature related to its possible role in heart health. Although classical vitamin C deficiency, marked by scurvy, is rare in most parts of the world, some research has shown variable heart disease risks depending on plasma vitamin C concentration, even within the normal range. Furthermore, other studies have suggested possible heart-related benefits to vitamin C taken in doses beyond the minimal… CONTINUE READING

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