Vitamin C helps maintain ageing muscles

  • Fitness
  • Monday, 07 Sep 2020

Have a vitamin C-rich fruit or vegetable twice a day to help retain your muscles as you grow older. — Filepic

Vitamin C could be the key to better muscles in later life, according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the United Kingdom.

A study published on Aug 27 (2020) in the Journal of Nutrition shows that older people who eat plenty of vitamin C, commonly found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables, have the best skeletal muscle mass.

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