The Vitamin Myth

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An article from the Reader’s Digest.

In 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?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s risk of dying by up to 16 percent.

3 thoughts on “The Vitamin Myth

  1. It’s not clear whether the studies tested synthetic or natural. For instance , most ‘vitamin C’ sold is really man-made Ascorbic Acid (nasty stuff).

  2. We used to always say “Take Vitamins! They give you the most expensive pee in town!”

    nevertheless, I took the prenatal ones faithfully.

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