Vitamin B Diminishes Effects of Air Pollution-Induced Cardiovascular Disease

Columbia University Medical Center| Fri Apr 14 16:02:44 EDT 2017
Vitamin B Diminishes Effects of Air Pollution-Induced Cardiovascular Disease

B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease, according to new research conducted at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Healthy non-smokers who took vitamin B supplements nearly reversed any negative effects on their cardiovascular and immune systems, weakening the effects of air pollution on heart rate by 150 percent, total white blood count by 139 percent, and lymphocyte count by 106 percent.

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