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Category Archives: Health Products

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Vitamin E Controversy

I just read that vitamin E should be avoided because it increases the risk of death. Is this true? Should I stop taking vitamin E?

I understand your concern. Here’s the story: results of a new analysis from Johns Hopkins University suggest that taking daily doses of vitamin E that exceed 400 international units (IU) can increase the risk of death. The researchers arrived at their conclusion after analyzing death rates in 19 unrelated clinical trials that studied vitamin E supplementation for various health conditions.

Vitamin E Facts

Facts about Vitamin E by Steven Litvak • There are at least eight different naturally occurring forms of Vitamin E. Do NOT trust any article that treats Vitamin E as a single substance. • Medical authorities often wrongly refer to d-gamma-tocopherol as being…