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From: Vitamins That Fight Inflammation WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Inflammation."

Forsythe, L.K. , December 2008. Nutrition Research Reviews

World's Healthiest Foods: "vitamin A," "vitamin C," "vitamin E," "vitamin K."

Mayo Clinic: "Beta-carotene," "Folate," "Vitamin D,"

NIH Office of Dietary Suplements: "Vitamin A Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin B6 Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet," "Folate Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet," "Vitamin B12 Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet," "Vitamin C Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin D Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin E Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin K Fact Sheet for Health Professionals."

Chen, H. , 2016. Mediators of Inflammation

Mangin, M. , published online July 22, 2014. Inflammation Research

Calton, E.K. , published online Nov. 3, 2015. PLOS One

Straube, S. , published May 6, 2015. Cochrane

OSU Linus Pauling Institute: "Vitamin E."

Li, F.J. , August 2012. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 19, 2018

SOURCES:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Inflammation."

Forsythe, L.K. , December 2008. Nutrition Research Reviews

World's Healthiest Foods: "vitamin A," "vitamin C," "vitamin E," "vitamin K."

Mayo Clinic: "Beta-carotene," "Folate," "Vitamin D,"

NIH Office of Dietary Suplements: "Vitamin A Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin B6 Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet," "Folate Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet," "Vitamin B12 Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet," "Vitamin C Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin D Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin E Fact Sheet for Health Professionals," "Vitamin K Fact Sheet for Health Professionals."

Chen, H. , 2016. Mediators of Inflammation

Mangin, M. , published online July 22, 2014. Inflammation Research

Calton, E.K. , published online Nov. 3, 2015. PLOS One

Straube, S. , published May 6, 2015. Cochrane

OSU Linus Pauling Institute: "Vitamin E."

Li, F.J. , August 2012. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 19, 2018

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