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Dr. Rajesh P. Dikshit wrote:But the most important result, Dikshit remarked, was the protective effect of some diet components. "We found that a high intake of vitamin C significantly improved the patients' survival."
The investigators also found a strong protective effect of a diet rich in vegetables, but not of the individual components found in those vegetables. Only vitamin C was protective on its own.