Use Of Some Antioxidant Supplements May Increase Mortality Risk

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 03:00 PM EST

... Contradicting claims of disease prevention, an analysis of previous studies indicates that the antioxidant supplements beta carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin E may increase the risk of death, according to a meta-analysis and review article in JAMA.Many people take antioxidant supplements, believing they improve their health and prevent diseases. [click link for full article] ...