Vitamin C supplements reduce the risk of heart disease

Vitamin C and risk of coronary heart disease in women

This study examined the relationship between vitamin C intake and the risk of coronary heart disease.
85,118 women completed a questionnaire to assess the consumption of vitamin C and other nutrients and were followed up for 16 years for the development of coronary heart disease.
It was found that vitamin C supplements can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

Further details can be found in the study.
Osganian SK1, Stampfer MJ, Rimm E, Spiegelman D, Hu FB, Manson JE, Willett WC.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Jul 16;42(2):246-52


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