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Supplements Fail Again

In 2008, a huge review of 67 studies, with over 230,000 participants, showed that antioxidant vitamin supplements taken by millions do not increase life expectancy and may raise the risk of a premature death.  In fact, vitamin A was linked to a 16% increased risk of dying, beta-carotene to a 7% increased risk and vitamin E to a 4% increased risk.  So, forget about taking these vitamins as “anti-aging” miracles.  The evidence with vitamin C suggested that it was no better than a dummy…

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