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ā€œCā€ Through the Smoke! Vitamin C offers protection from effects of secondhand smoke

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Researchers have found new evidence that vitamin C can significantly reduce levels of oxidative stress (free-radical damage), which is associated with a variety of chronic diseases, for people exposed to environmental tobacco smoke. The study provides hope for people who cannot escape secondhand smoke, whether in the home or at work. The researchers note that [...]

Exposure to second-hand smoke cuts vitamin levels

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Past research has shown that smoking lowers vitamin C levels in smokers themselves. However, scientists wanted to know if children exposed to second-hand smoke would also show lower vitamin C levels. Researchers from the University of Puerto Rico gathered a study group which included 512 children aged 2 to 12 years old. Half of the [...]