Popular notion holds that dietary supplements are good for our health. But increasingly, research is suggesting otherwise. At the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, one researcher discusses a number of studies associating excess use of over-the-counter dietary supplements with increased risk of cancer.
Sources and more information
- Dietary Supplements Shown to Increase Cancer Risk,
University of Colorado Cancer Center, 14-Apr-2015.
- Researcher warns of increased cancer risk with excess supplement use, medicalnewstoday, 21 April 2015.
- Dietary Supplements and Cancer Prevention: Balancing Potential Benefits Against Proven Harms, JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst, April 25, 2012.
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