Three vitamins linked to respiratory health: survey

Vitamin C, however, is not one of them, UK researchers say

Higher intake of vitamins A, E and D are associated with better respiratory health, a study shows.

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Consuming more vitamin A and E in the diet and from supplements, and getting vitamin D from supplements, were associated with a lower risk of self-reported respiratory health complaints, UK researchers report in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.

The authors examined intake of vitamins A, E, C and D — nutrients known to support immune-system function — in more