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Vitamins reduce cancer risk in men

Researchers in America have found that taking a daily multivitamin pill may lower the risk of men developing cancer.

Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association the research followed thousands of men 50+years for around a decade.

But to be clear, other researchers have linked vitamin and mineral supplement use to an increase in cancer.

In my opinion, supplements are not a replacement for a healthy and balanced diet. You can get the antioxidant values found in vitamins by eating a wide variety of fruit and vegetables, and avoiding food and drink which have a negative impact on your health, such as saturated fats, processed foods, those high in sugar and salt and of course, alcohol.

Read more here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19977164

 

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