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vitalux is a multivitamin for your eyes.
there is no research showing this will cause cancers.
where did you hear this?
My business partner was told this by his eye doctor earlier this week .
here is the information
Large clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute demonstrated that beta-carotene increases the risk of lung cancer in current smokers. In
are you a current smoker?
if not, then the vitamins don't increase your risks for lung cancer.
there is also information regarding vitamin E as well
The long-term follow-up from The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) was published in October 16, 2011 edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association. The study found that taking high dose vitamin E supplements (400 IUs daily) significantly increased the risk of prostate cancer among healthy men when compared with healthy men taking a placebo (a sugar pill). The researchers found that the increased risk means that there will be 1 to 2 more prostate cancers per 1000 patients who took the high dose vitamin E for one year. Interestingly, in men who received both vitamin E and selenium, there was no increased rate of prostate cancer.
here is more food information for you
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