Entries by Austin Winegar

Nutrient intakes and skin appearance among women

Using data from the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I), scientists examined associations between nutrient intakes and skin appearance in 4,025 women between the ages of 40 and 74 years. Clinical examinations of the skin were conducted by dermatologists. Skin-aging appearance was defined as having a wrinkled appearance, dryness associated with aging […]

Higher Plasma Vitamin C Concentrations Help Maintain Healthy Circulatory System

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined the relation between baseline plasma vitamin C concentrations and risk of incident stroke. The study included a British population of over 20,000 adult men and women. The participants completed a health questionnaire and attended a clinic during 1993–1997. After an average follow-up time of 9.5 […]