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“Cancer Can Be Turbocharged By Antioxidants”

The media pushes antioxidants as being capable of preventing cancer and heart disease, but nothing could be farther from the truth.  Several large, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have failed to confirm the benefits of vitamin C and E in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention.  Results from large RCTS do not support long-term use of single antioxidant supplements for CVD prevention due to their lack of effect or even adverse effects on major cardiovascular events or cancer.  The latest studies about antioxidants are terrifying.  Scientists think they may boost cancer cells to spread faster.  Cancer is on the increase and is rapidly gaining on heart disease as the number one killer in America.  Even worse, we are lacking new and innovative ways of treating and preventing it and some of the things we do can make cancer worse.  Large clinical trials have found that antioxidant supplements can worsen some cancers.  Antioxidants can block the killing of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and human cancers of the breast, lung pancreas, liver, colon, rectum and endometrium.  This is shocking since, in theory, they should be beneficial.  In my book, Dangers of Excessive Antioxidants In Cancer Patients, I clearly demonstrated the harmful effects of antioxidants in cancer patients.

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