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Association between antioxidant vitamins and asthma outcome measures: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Asthma is less likely to occur among regular consumers of foods rich in vitamin A and C.

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Marky Yvanovich
I think an important thing to notice in this study is that "foods rich in vitamin A and C" is not the same as taking vitamin suppl... Read More
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 09:10
Sean Carney
You are so right Marky, Food is the answer. Pills are not the answer. Health come from food, not pills. Pills can be helpful but t... Read More
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 09:58
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Associations between Dietary Antioxidant Intake and Metabolic Syndrome.

Individuals who are habitual consumers of foods high in selenium and vitamin C are less prone to develop metabolic syndrome.

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Association of blood antioxidants and vitamins with risk of age-related cataract: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

Increased consumption of foods with plenty of vitamin E, lutein, alpha-carotene, and zeaxanthin may contribute positively to the prevention of age-related cataract.

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Reduce Cataract Risk With Dietary Antioxidants

Cataract With Surgical Instrument
From 2000 to 2010, the number of cataract cases in the United States rose from  20.5 million to 24.4 million . The National Eye Institute estimates the number of people with cataracts will double from 24.4 million in 2010 to 50 million by 2050 . Cataracts are cloudy patches that develops in the lens of the eye, causing blurred vision. Thi...
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Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing age-related macular degeneration.

Habitual intake of antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements may not reduce an individual's chances of suffering from age-related macular degeneration.

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Efficacy of vitamin and antioxidant supplements in prevention of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Frequent consumption of vitamin and antioxidant supplements may not lower cardiovascular disease risk.

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Effect of antioxidant vitamin supplementation on cardiovascular outcomes: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

The use of antioxidant vitamin supplements may not protect individuals against the stroke, myocardial infarction, and cardiovascular mortality.

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Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Prevent Cancer

Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Prevent Cancer
Cancers are a deadly disease resulting annually in millions of deaths worldwide. In 2012, 8.2 million people were estimated to die from cancer globally, and more than half a million people were projected to die from cancer in 2016 in the United States. The fear of this deadly diagnosis influences many people to take me...
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Marky Yvanovich
I am against most supplements in general. I do take a 2500mcg B12 once a week since I don't have any dietary source of B12. One ... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 09:42
Deborah
Hi Marky;There are a bunch of research-based articles on turmeric here, FYI. https://nutritionfacts.org/video/turmeric-curcumin-p... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:57
Sean Carney
Thanks Deborah for that video. I have a feeling Mark is probably taking a capsule with turmeric powder in it. I know some people t... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:13
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Antioxidant Supplementation Increases the Risk of Skin Cancers in Women but Not in Men.

Prolonged use of antioxidant supplements, such as beta-carotene, selenium, zinc, and Vitamins C and E may raise the odds of developing skin cancer in adult females.

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Effects of antioxidant supplements on cancer prevention: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

The use of antioxidant supplements may increase an individual's chances of developing bladder cancer.

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Fruit, vegetable, and antioxidant intakes are lower in older adults with depression.

Increased consumption of fruits, vegetables, and foods rich in vitamin C, beta-cryptoxanthin, and lutein may reduce the risk of suffering from depression in older adults.

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Semen quality in relation to antioxidant intake in a healthy male population.

High consumption of diets rich in lycopene, lutein, and beta-carotene is associated with improved semen quality in young healthy males.

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