VITAMIN C FOR PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE


In a prospective study of 85,118 female nurses with 16 f/u, incidence of CAD, after adjustment for other risk factors, was significantly inversely associated with self-reported vitamin C intake; this effect was limited to women who took vitamin C supplements; women with high dietary intake of vitamin C did not have significantly lower risk of CAD incidence (J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 42:246, 2003--abst)