August 2002 Issue
F Vitamin C helps keep lungs healthy over time, according to a nine-year study of 1,346 adults in the United Kingdom. Researchers collected information on participantsí diets and respiratory symptoms and tested a measure of lung function 10 years apart. While vitamin C and magnesium were both associated with better scores at each testing, vitamin C alone was protective over time. By slowing the loss of lung function, vitamin C-rich foods may reduce the
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