Vitamin C fights inflammation

Dietary vitamin C down-regulates inflammatory gene expression in apoE4 smokers

The present study evaluated the effects of vitamin C supplementation on smoking-related inflammation. A total of 10 smokers and 11 non-smokers were given 60 mg/day of vitamin C for four weeks. The researchers concluded that the vitamin C supplementation was effective in fighting inflammation in smokers. Further details can be found in the study.
J Majewicz, G Rimbach, AR Proteggente, JK Lodge, K Kraemer, AM Minihane. Dietary vitamin C down-regulates inflammatory gene expression in apoE4 smokers. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Volume 338, Issue 2, 16 December 2005, Pages 951–955.


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