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Research on Cataract Risk & Taking High Dose Vitamins
Researchers reporting in the American Journal of Epidemiology evaluated the risks and benefits of taking either high dose supplements of vitamins C and E or low-dose multivitamins with the risk of developing age related cataract. ugg femme france nike air max 2016 Their study looked at any associations of high-dose supplements of vitamins C and E and low dose multivitamins with the risk of age related cataract in a group of 31,120 men who ranged in age from 45–79 years of age. UGG Maylin timberland homme Their results suggest that the use of high dose-but not low dose-single vitamin C or E supplements may increase the risk of age-related cataract. nike soldes air jordan pour homme pas cher The risk may be even higher among older men, corticosteroid users, and long-term users.
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Our health conscious Houston community often asks about ways to reduce their risk of eye diseases such as cataracts. timberland pas cher It may be possible that there is an association between your risk of cataracts and your intake of certain vitamins and antioxidants according to researchers reporting their results in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Until now, adidas gazelle pas cher studies have been inconsistent regarding the association between blood antioxidants or vitamins and risk of age-related cataract. By performing a meta analysis of 13 different studies researchers found the lower the level of vitamin E, α-carotene, nike air force 1 lutein and zeaxanthin, the greater the risk of age-related cataract in Asian populations but not in Western populations, nike air max thea whereas β-Carotene, lycopene, adidas superstar and β-cryptoxanthin had no significant association with risk of cataract. While these results look somewhat interesting, the question remains whether increasing intake through dietary supplements actually have any role in decreasing the risk of cataract formation.
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