Did you know that a high quality multivitamin may help reduce your risk of dying from heart disease by up to 16 percent?
The Seattle-based researchers analysed the 10-year use of multivitamin, vitamins C and E supplements on 5-year total mortality, and death from cancer or cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Data from 77,719 Washington State residents aged between 50 and 76 was obtained by a self-administered questionnaire. The data showed that the use of multivitamins and vitamin E were associated with 16 and 28 per cent decreased risk of death from CVD.
“Multivitamin and vitamin E use were not associated with cancer mortality,” added the researchers.
Bottomline: It is the rare person that has a perfect diet. Consider a good multivitamin, many of my patients take Extend Core or Extend Plus from Complementary Prescriptions
G. Pocobelli, U. Peters, A.R. Kristal, E. White “Use of Supplements of Multivitamins, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E in Relation to Mortality” American Journal of Epidemiology