Vitamin C improve cardiovascular endurance

Does vitamin c improve cardiovascular endurance?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Improve Cardiovascular Endurance

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to improve cardiovascular endurance. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Vitamin C to improve cardiovascular endurance. Using Vitamin C to improve cardiovascular endurance will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Improve Cardiovascular Endurance

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 3 studies in the database on vitamin c; the confidence rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Antioxidant supplementation does not alter endurance training adaptation
Effect of antioxidant supplementation on insulin sensitivity in response to endurance exercise training
Oral administration of vitamin C decreases muscle mitochondrial biogenesis and hampers training-induced adaptations in endurance performance

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