Vitamin C prevents hypercholesterolemia induced atherosclerosis

Effect of ascorbic acid on prevention of hypercholesterolemia induced atherosclerosis

This study investigated the effect of vitamin C on the development of hypercholesterolemia (high blood levels of cholesterol) induced atherosclerosis.
The experiments were performed with rabbits, and they showed that a high dose of vitamin C was effective in reducing atherosclerosis.
The results suggest that vitamin C can prevent hypercholesterolemia induced atherosclerosis.

Further details can be found in the study.
Das S1, Ray R, Snehlata, Das N, Srivastava LM.
Mol Cell Biochem. 2006 Apr;285(1-2):143-7. Epub 2006 Feb 14


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