Did you know that it’s a myth, that Vitamin E when taken as a supplement can prevent prostate cancer?
Taking supplements in a form of a pill does sound like a good idea, and makes sense that it should improve our health since it will remove a gap in our daily nutrient deficiencies. But some of the clinical trials, of the supplements that are taken in the form of pill showing disappointing results.
Study that was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (www.cancer.gov) show that the supplements of vitamin E actually increased prostate-cancer risk in men age 50 and older who had low levels of the mineral selenium. Same research also showed that taking selenium supplements with or without vitamin E boosted prostate cancer risk in men who already had high levels of the mineral.