Vitamins Shown to Not Work and Cause Harm. 2008
Note: ALL THE FOLLOWING STUDIES
USED MAN-MADE SYNTHETIC CHEMICALS MADE BY DRUG COMPANIES. ZERO STUDIES
USED NATURAL FORMS OF THE VITAMIN DERIVED FROM PLANTS (this fact
goes 100% unmentioned in the studies).
Keeps Getting Worse for Vitamins.
Huge study boosts disappointment on multivitamins.
- The largest study ever of multivitamin use in older women found the
pills did nothing to prevent common cancers or heart disease.
- The Big Vitamin Scare: American Medical Association claims
vitamins may kill you.
10/07 - Study: We could not find evidence that antioxidant
supplements can prevent gastrointestinal cancers; on the contrary, they
seem to increase overall mortality.
Vitamin E Does Not Help Head and Neck Cancer Patients
- Studies - Finds B Vitamins Don't Prevent Heart Attacks
- Conclusion: Ingestion of vitamin A affects bone remodeling and
can have adverse skeletal effects in animals. The possibility has been
raised that long-term high vitamin A intake could contribute to fracture
risk in humans.
- CONCLUSION: In patients with vascular disease or diabetes
mellitus, long-term vitamin E supplementation may increase the risk for
Linked With Breast Density. NOTE:
Breast density is
used as a marker for breast cancer risk, and is
associated with the use of multivitamins. FACT: Multi-vitamins increase
Breast Cancer Risk!
- Almost a Third of U.S. Kids Use Supplements - More than 30
percent of American children take some kind of dietary supplement,
mostly multi-vitamins and multi-minerals, a U.S. National Institutes of
Health study finds.
- A study of more than 8,000 infants found a link between the use of
multivitamin supplements and the risk of asthma and food allergies
- The American Health Foundation - Said that the US child
mortality rate increased in 2004, the first rise in 40 years. The United
States now has an infant mortality rate that puts it behind 27 other
- The failure of vitamin C
supplementation to reduce the incidence of colds in the normal
population indicates that routine mega-doses are not rationally
justified, a new study shows.
Getting Worse for Vitamins. Despite Risks, Vitamins Popular With
- Study: Vitamins E and C Fail to Prevent Cancer in Men
- Studies Suggest B Vitamins Don't Prevent Heart Attacks
Vitamin C May Interfere With Cancer Treatment
Disappointing News on Vitamin E and Selenium
- The Beta Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial or CARET is a large
NCI-funded chemoprevention trial that is being conducted in six areas in
United States. In CARET, after an average of four years of receiving
supplements, 28 percent more lung cancers were diagnosed and 17 percent
more deaths occurred in participants taking beta carotene and vitamin A
than in those taking placebos. Neither of these studies showed a benefit
from taking supplements.
CONCLUSION: High-dosage (> or =400 IU/d) vitamin E supplements
may increase all-cause mortality and should be avoided.
5/07 Conclusion -
evidence for routine use of multivitamin and mineral supplements
to reduce infections in elderly people is weak and conflicting
- The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine -
E supplementation may increase all-cause mortality.
7/07 - The
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine -
Supplements Don't Work for Osteoarthritis