Vitamin supplements are a massive money-making industry. Each year, we spend billion of dollars on dietary supplements. We want to stay healthy and fit and help our bodies with this. But perhaps we are achieving precisely the opposite?
A new research, lead by Hilde Nilsen, head researcher at the Biotechnology Centre, University of Oslo, indicates that vitamin pills may upset the fragile balance in our cells and thus cause more harm than good.
Potential Damage to Body’s Defences, an Overview:
- Maintenance of genes
- A small worm provides the answer
- Affecting lifespan with the aid of genes
- Can do great harm
Read Vitamins in a box: Can damage the body’s own defences
by Trine Nickelsen, 26 Nov 2013