Vitamin C lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

Does vitamin c lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well vitamin c is able to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 2 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Vitamin C to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Vitamin C's Ability to Lower LDL (bad) Cholesterol Levels

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 is one study in the database on vitamin c; the confidence rating is 20. 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
Quercetin and vitamin C supplementation: effects on lipid profile and muscle damage in male athletes

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