Effect of Supplementation of Beta-Carotene and Ascorbic Acid on Lipid Profile of the Cardiovascular Patients


  • Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women - Deemed University, Department of Family and Community Science, Coimbatore, 641 043, India


Cardiovascular disease is responsible for about 40 per cent of deaths in developing countries. Simple accessible and cost effective preventive therapies that decrease the incidence of CVD could greatly effect public heath. Substantial interest has recently focused on the hypothesis that the naturally occurring antioxidant vitamins, such as vitamin E, C and beta-carotene may prevent myocardial infarction, progression of coronary heart diseases or strokes.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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