9/1/2011

Egyptian researchers reported that children ages 7 to 8.2 with asthma who weren't exposed to molds or dampness saw a 37% increase in forced expiratory volume per second after taking vitamin C daily, while those ages 8.3 to 10 who were exposed to molds or dampness more than one year before the research experienced a 21% increase following vitamin intake. Children ages 7 to 8.2 with mild asthma symptoms reaped the most benefit from vitamin C, while those ages 8.3 to 10 with severe symptoms experienced the least benefit, according to the study in the Clinical and Translational Allergy.

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