Asthma is less likely to occur among regular consumers of foods rich in vitamin A and C.
Individuals who are habitual consumers of foods high in selenium and vitamin C are less prone to develop metabolic syndrome.
Increased consumption of foods with plenty of vitamin E, lutein, alpha-carotene, and zeaxanthin may contribute positively to the prevention of age-related cataract.
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. This e...
Habitual intake of antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements may not reduce an individual's chances of suffering from age-related macular degeneration.
Frequent consumption of vitamin and antioxidant supplements may not lower cardiovascular disease risk.
The use of antioxidant vitamin supplements may not protect individuals against the stroke, myocardial infarction, and cardiovascular mortality.
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...