Vitamin C: A water-soluble vitamin (C6H8O6) found in plants and especially in citrus fruits and leafy vegetables or made synthetically. Used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy and as an antioxidant for foods.
The Seven Countries Study
The Seven Countries Study (SCS for short) is the first major study to investigate diet and lifestyle along with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, across contrasting countries and cultures and over an extended period of time. Read more about this study.