Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Taking multi-vitamin pills 'does nothing for our health'

[ via Mail Online ] 27 Dec

Multi-vitamin supplements have become increasingly popular as a quick and easy way of topping up the body’s nutrient levels. But a recent research shows vitamin takers are just as likely to develop cancer or heart disease as those who take no tablets.

Researchers spent more than six years following 8,000 people and found that those taking supplements were just as likely to  have developed cancer or heart disease as those who took an identical-looking dummy pill.

And when they were questioned on how healthy they felt, there was hardly any difference between the two groups.

Read more for awareness on the subject: Mail Online


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