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Cancer prevention trial (SELECT) comes to a halt

March 19, 2009

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Leon Roijen
July 14, 2017

” Still, there is no evidence that multivitamins prevent heart disease, cancer, or other illnesses. If you are taking a multivitamin, you might drop it in favor of simply taking vitamin D, the only component that you’re not likely to get enough of from foods.”

That’s very debatable, for example, see the EPIC Heidelberg studies.
Moreover, anyone with only a little knowledge about nutrition knows that many people are deficient in several vitamins/minerals. The data of the statistiscal office in the Netherlands clearly demonstrates this. I am sure in the US such data exists, too.

It would be nice if doctors had a little more knowledge about nutrients before making such obviously faulty statements.

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