The excess vitamins in the body can cause cancer.
In favor of the opinion that vitamins can lead to cancer, say the data obtained in different scientific studies, according to the Chronicle.info with reference to the news of Yu.
So, in the early 2000s, an international group of scientists from USA, Denmark and Serbia with the participation of 170 thousand people showed that the risk of malignant tumors increases the use of synthetic vitamins A, C and E. one million people regularly taking these vitamins, about nine thousand die each year from cancer of the digestive system, said the authors.
In 2011 the research project entitled “Vitamin E and risk of prostate cancer”, carried out in the United States, helped to discover that.men who took vitamin E, 17% more likely to develop cancer of the prostate.
Russian scientists also believe that taking vitamins is useful only in case of real necessity, then how to drink them to prevent useless and even dangerous.
“Intake of vitamin preparations should not be uncontrolled. Even a simple vitamin C overdose can trigger the development of gastric ulcer, stimulating the formation of stones in the kidneys and cause abnormalities of the menstrual cycle,”- said the expert of the pharmaceutical market Nikolay Bespalov.
The President of the society of specialists in evidence-based medicine Vasily Vlasov also said that additionally take vitamins for well-nourished people is quite useful. At the same time, he noted that the relationship between the vitamins and the appearance of cancer often demonized.
“For some vitamins do have evidence that they cause cancer, but it is rather an exceptional case. The risks are not great, making it a big challenge,” – said the researcher.