Vitamin E intake is inversely associated with peripheral arterial disease. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Dietary antioxidants and peripheral arterial disease : the Rotterdam Study.
Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jul 15;154(2):145-9. PMID: 11447047
This study examined cross-sectionally the association of dietary beta-carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E with peripheral arterial disease in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (1990--1993). The 4,367 subjects from the Rotterdam Study were aged 55--94 years and had no previous cardiovascular disease at baseline. Diet was assessed with a food frequency questionnaire. Peripheral arterial disease was defined as an ankle-arm systolic blood pressure index (AAI) of