Association between plasma vitamin C concentrations and blood pressure in the European prospective investigation into cancer-norfolk population-based study

Myint, Phyo K., Luben, Robert N., Wareham, Nicholas J. and Khaw, Kay-Tee (2011) Association between plasma vitamin C concentrations and blood pressure in the European prospective investigation into cancer-norfolk population-based study. Hypertension, 58 (3). pp. 372-379. ISSN 0194-911X

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Abstract

The effect of fruit and vegetable consumption and blood pressure is unclear. A population-based cross-sectional study was conducted in 20 926 men and women aged 40 to 79 years participating in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer-Norfolk who completed a health questionnaire and attended a clinic from 1993 to 1997. The relationship between plasma vitamin C concentrations, as an indicator of fruit and vegetable intake, and systolic BP was examined. The magnitude of their association was assessed using dichotomized values of high (=140 mm Hg) and low (

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 14:00
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 16:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/35584
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.111.171108

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