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Vitamin, mineral and multivitamin supplements for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer: Consumer fact sheet


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  • Website: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Healthy adults should not take vitamin E or beta carotene supplements to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) or cancer. Taking beta carotene supplements can increase chances of lung cancer if you are already at risk.


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cancer prevention, vitamin supplements, multivitamin, smokers, smoking, cigarettes, mineral supplements


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Rated on: 1/19/2017 4:16:22 PM

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