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Vitamin C May Prevent Skeletal Muscle Mass Loss In Older People: Study
"Free radicals may contribute to the destruction of muscle and speed up age-related decline of muscle mass.Vitamin C consumption may combat this kind of muscle loss due to its antioxidant action. Researchers at University of East Anglia (UEA) have found in a new research that Vitamin C may improve skeletal muscle mass in older people.Vitamin C found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables could be the key to better muscles in later life . The study has been published in the Journal of Nutrition.
For a list of 20 foods high in Vitamin C, check out this article. As always, check with your doctor before making dietary changes or adding supplements to your diet." **