Dietary Supplements Linked to Higher Death Risk

Dietary Supplements Linked to Higher Death Risk In postmenopausal women, the use of several common vitamin and mineral supplements was associated with an increased risk of death, researchers found.Amplify’d from http://www.medpagetoday.comDietary Supplements Linked to Higher Death RiskBy Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage TodayPublished: October 10, 2011Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor University of Pennsylvania School … Continue reading Dietary Supplements Linked to Higher Death Risk

Dietary supplements risky for older women

Dietary supplements risky for older women, study finds An increased risk of death is seen in those who took multivitamins, folic acid, iron and others. But it's unclear why.Amplify’d from articles.latimes.comDietary supplements risky for older women, study findsAn increased risk of death is seen in those who took multivitamins, folic acid, iron and others. But … Continue reading Dietary supplements risky for older women

Vitamins “Increase” the Risk of Death???

'We cannot recommend the use of vitamin and mineral supplements as a preventive measure, at least not in a well-nourished population. Those supplements do not replace or add to the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables and may cause unwanted health consequences' (end of quote). A few days after the current study was released new … Continue reading Vitamins “Increase” the Risk of Death???

Vit. E No Help

vitamin E, selenium and soy, taken daily for three years, provided no benefit to the prevention of prostate cancerAmplify’d from http://www.reuters.comSupplements don't prevent prostate cancer: studyBy Kerry Grens(Reuters Health) - A new study deflates hopes that certain nutritional supplements could stave off prostate cancer, the second most common cancer in men. Canadian researchers found that … Continue reading Vit. E No Help

High Dose Vit. C Increases Cataracts

High Dose Vit. C Increases Cataracts High Dose Vitamin C Can Increase Cataract Risk Women who took 1,000 mg of vitamin C daily were 25 per cent more likely to develop cataractAmplify’d from theopticalvisionsite.comHigh Dose Vitamin C Can Increase Cataract RiskWritten by Cathy on February 10, 2010 – 7:30 pm - Women who took 1,000 … Continue reading High Dose Vit. C Increases Cataracts

Fresh Healthy Food *YES*/ High Dose Vitamins *Not So Much*

New data suggests a Healthy Diet is MUCH more valuable than High Dose Vitamins Recent studies of vitamins have delivered a flurry of disappointing results. The supplements failed to prevent Alzheimer's disease, cancer, heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes, and premature death.Amplify’d from http://www.consumerreports.orgVitamins, supplements New evidence shows they can't compete with Mother Nature Last … Continue reading Fresh Healthy Food *YES*/ High Dose Vitamins *Not So Much*

Reader’s Digest: Bad News About Vitamin Tablets!!

"47 randomized trials involving almost 181,000 adults, researchers found that taking vitamins A, beta carotene and E, alone or in combination, actually increased a person's risk of dying by up to 16 percent."Amplify’d from http://www.rd.comThe Vitamin Myth While some vitamin supplements can boost your health, others may actually harm.By Neena Samuel Google "vitamins" and you … Continue reading Reader’s Digest: Bad News About Vitamin Tablets!!