1991 年 57 巻 1 号 p. 19-23
The purpose of this study is to make clear a comprehensive relationship between smoking and serum vitamin C in young adults. These figures are taken from 142 young healthy male. The results of the survey were as follows.1) The vitamin C in serum was 1.01±0.31 mg/dl.2) The vitamin C intake was 88.4±47.9 mg/dl.3) The mean serum vitamin C level from smokers and nonsmokers, respectively, were as follows: 1.02 (nonsmokers), 1.12 (1-10/day; smokers), 1.05 (11-20/day; smokers) and 0.87 (21 over/day; smokers). The vitamin C level of heavy smokers was lower than other group.