Vitamin E isoforms have opposing effects on lung function

Two forms of vitamin E have opposing effects on respiratory function, recent research shows, with one being protective and the other promoting lung inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness. The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, published in the journal Respiratory Research found that the vitamin E isoform α-tocopherol is positively linked to spirometric parameters (1)

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