Intakes of vitamin C and carotenoids and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: pooled results from 5 cohort studies

Intakes of vitamin C and carotenoids and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: pooled results from 5 cohort studies

This study investigated the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by analyzing 5 studies involving a total of over 1.1 million participants.
The researchers found that consumption of foods high in carotenoids may help prevent or delay onset of ALS.

Further details can be found in the study.
Fitzgerald KC, O'Reilly ÉJ, Fondell E, Falcone GJ, McCullough ML, Park Y, Kolonel LN, Ascherio A.
Ann Neurol. 2013 Feb;73(2):236-45. doi: 10.1002/ana.23820. Epub 2013 Jan 29.

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