Independent association of serum retinol and β-carotene levels with hyperuricemia: A national population study
Arthritis Care & Research , 03/19/2012
Choi WJ et al. – These nationally representative data raise concerns that vitamin A supplementation and food fortification may contribute to the high frequency of hyperuricemia in the US population, whereas β–carotene intake may be beneficial against hyperuricemia. The use of β–carotene as a novel preventive treatment for gout deserves further investigation.