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Lung function and blood levels of copper, selenium, vitamin C and vitamin E in the general population.

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BACKGROUND: Increased dietary intake of antioxidants has been associated with higher lung function, but few studies have used biological markers of antioxidant intake. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine if antioxidant status, as measured by blood levels, influences lung function. DESIGN: Using a random subsample of 479 participants, aged 18-65 y old, from a larger cross-sectional observational study, the association of forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) with plasma copper, vitamin C...

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10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602209

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Journal:
European journal of clinical nutrition More from this journal
Volume:
59
Issue:
9
Pages:
1043-1048
Publication date:
2005-09-01
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EISSN:
1476-5640
ISSN:
0954-3007
Language:
English
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pubs:435317
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uuid:07e204c5-b324-4b2c-a658-77aebcc0d7c0
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pubs:435317
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435317
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2013-11-16

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