B Vitamins Fight Pollution
In 2015 the Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) estimated that diesel "particulates" are directly and indirectly responsible for an average of 52,000 deaths per annum in Britain, mainly associated with severe asthma, cardio-vascular disease and cancer. For people understanding the role of nutrition in human health, it will not come as a surprise to hear that another group of essential nutrients such as the vitamin B's have a protective effect against changes in the immune system and free radical damage, which are known to initiate serious, life threatening health problems.
View B vitamins may have 'protective effect' against air pollution article on BBC Health News.
In our clinics we have been using these, combined with other important nutrients as intravenous drips to increase the body resistance to a range of such agents, when a person's life is threatened. High potency vitamin C, vitamin B12, zinc and glutathione are also used for their anti-oxidant and detoxification properties.