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Articles October 2012 Issue

Low Vitamin B6 Levels Linked to Inflammation

New Tufts research has linked low blood levels of vitamin B6 to markers of inflammation that contribute to heart disease and other chronic conditions. Previous studies have associated low B6 levels with specific signs of inflammation, such as C-reactive protein (CRP). But Lydia Sakakeeny, PhD, in Tufts’ HNRCA Vitamin Metabolism Laboratory, and colleagues said this was the first large-scale study to find an association between vitamin B6 and a wide range of markers for inflammation.

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