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Heart Health

07 July 2010

Antioxidants for healthy arteries

Long-term supplementation with dietary antioxidants has beneficial effects on blood pressure and arterial flexibility in patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors.

Long-term supplementation with dietary antioxidants has beneficial effects on sugar and fat metabolism, blood pressure and arterial flexibility in patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition and Metabolism report these positive results in a randomised controlled trial of combined vitamin C, vitamin E, coenzyme Q10 and selenium capsules.

 

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