Background: Hypovitaminosis C and D are highly prevalent in acute-care hospitals. Malnutrition with regard to these vitamins has been linked to mood disturbance and cognitive dysfunction.
Objective: To determine whether vitamin C or D supplementation improves mood state or reduces psychological distress in acutely hospitalized patients with a high prevalence of hypovitaminosis C and D.
Methods: Randomized, double-blind, active-control clinical trial comparing the effect of vitamin C (500...
Authors: Yifan Yang, Xing Jian Liu, Line Robitaille, Shaun Eintracht, Elizabeth MacNamara, L. John Hoffer