Antioxidants in the elderly
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
High blood vitamin C concentrations in elderly British population are associated with reduced mortality, Astrid Fletcher, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, et al. state in November American Journal for Clinical Nutrition. Researchers interviewed 1,214 participants aged 75 to 84 about their usual diet through a food-frequency questionnaire, as well as analyzed blood samples taken over an average of four years. Risk of increased oxidative stress becomes magnified with age, Fletcher and colleagues note...
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