Vitamin C status is related to proinflammatory responses and impaired vascular endothelial function in healthy, college-aged lean and obese men.

@article{Mah2011VitaminCS,
  title={Vitamin C status is related to proinflammatory responses and impaired vascular endothelial function in healthy, college-aged lean and obese men.},
  author={Eunice Mah and Manuel D Matos and Diana L Kawiecki and Kevin D Ballard and Yi Fang Guo and Jeff S Volek and Richard S Bruno},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={111 5},
  pages={737-43}
}
Vitamin C supplementation has been suggested to reduce cardiovascular disease risk. However, no studies have examined the relationship between vitamin C status and vascular dysfunction in lean and obese individuals in the absence of supplementation. We examined whether vascular function is interrelated with vitamin C status and inflammation in healthy, college-aged lean and obese men with no history of dietary supplementation. A cross-sectional study was conducted during winter 2008 in lean and… CONTINUE READING