Features October 2015 Issue

Vitamin C May Help Protect You Against Cardiovascular Disease

Research shows that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables lowers your risk of developing heart disease, and provides many other health benefits.

Higher levels of vitamin C in the blood, obtained through a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, may help lower your heart disease risk. A Danish study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, also found that higher vitamin C concentrations are also associated with longer life. Vitamin Cís importance is well-established. But this research underscores the importance of vitamin C in cardiovascular health.

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