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Taking Vitamin E Supplements may Harm Bone Health

by Kathy Jones on March 5, 2012 at 9:55 PM
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 Taking Vitamin E Supplements may Harm Bone Health

A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine warns that taking vitamin E supplements may cause more harm than good since it encourages the generation of bone degrading cells.

Vitamin E is one of the most common forms of vitamins with millions of people across the globe including the supplements in their diet.

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While vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant thought to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, researchers from Keio University in Tokyo found that it also led to thinning of bones in an experiment conducted on laboratory mice.



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