Treatment
  Usual Diet (n=16) Fish oil (n=8) Vitamin C (n=8) Combination (n=16)
FVC (L) % predicted 4.58 ± 0.84
104.26 ± 17.8
4.43 ± 0.54
101.6 ± 19.5
4.61 ± 0.76
103.4 ± 13.0
4.54 ± 0.81
103.9 ± 14.7
FEV1 (L) % predicted 3.78 ± 0.48
98.7 ± 13.6
3.62 ± 0.18
97.2 ± 17.3
3.72 ± 0.51
100.2 ± 13.0
3.82 ± 0.74
99.8 ± 11.6
FEF 25-75%(L/min) % predicted 3.62 ± 0.67
82.3 ± 18.6
3.43 ± 0.59
79.4 ± 17.4
3.58 ± 0.76
86.9 ± 21.4
3.62 ± 0.65
83.6 ± 18.1
FEV1/FVC (%) 79.4 ± 8.2 81.1 ± 6.3 80.5 ± 5.7 82.7 ± 6.9
Definitions of abbreviations: FVC, forced vital capacity; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1-s; FEF25-75%, forced expiratory flow at 25-75% of FVC. Values reported are mean + SD. There was no significant difference (p>0.017) for pulmonary function values between diets.
Table 1: Pre- hyperpnea (baseline) pulmonary function.
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