Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to vitamin C and protection of DNA, proteins and lipids from oxidative damage (ID 129, 138, 143, 148), antioxidant function of lutein (ID 146), maintenance of vision (ID 141, 142), collagen formation (ID 130, 131, 136, 137, 149), function of the nervous system (ID 133), function of the immune system (ID 134), function of the immune system during and after extreme physical exercise (ID 144), non-haem iron absorption (ID 132, 147), energy-yielding metabolism (ID 135), and relief in case of irritation in the upper respiratory tract (ID 1714, 1715) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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Article
Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2009; 7(9):1226 [28 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1226
Panel members at the time of adoption
Jean-Louis Bresson, Albert Flynn, Marina Heinonen, Karin Hulshof, Hannu Korhonen, Pagona Lagiou, Martinus Løvik, Rosangela Marchelli, Ambroise Martin, Bevan Moseley, Hildegard Przyrembel, Seppo Salminen, Sean (J.J.) Strain, Stephan Strobel, Inge Tetens, Henk van den Berg, Hendrik van Loveren and Hans Verhagen
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Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-916
EFSA-Q-2008-917
EFSA-Q-2008-918
EFSA-Q-2008-919
EFSA-Q-2008-920
EFSA-Q-2008-921
EFSA-Q-2008-922
EFSA-Q-2008-923
EFSA-Q-2008-924
EFSA-Q-2008-925
EFSA-Q-2008-928
EFSA-Q-2008-929
EFSA-Q-2008-930
EFSA-Q-2008-931
EFSA-Q-2008-933
EFSA-Q-2008-934
EFSA-Q-2008-935
EFSA-Q-2008-936
EFSA-Q-2008-2450
EFSA-Q-2008-2451
Adopted
2 July 2009
Published
1 October 2009
Last Updated
9 December 2010. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
Note
Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
Vitamin C, collagen formation, immune function, oxidative damage, energy metabolism, non-haem iron absorption, physical exercise, health claims.
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Number of Pages
28