Professor calls task force’s recommendations to avoid Vitamin E and beta-carotene ‘significant’

Professor Victoria Richards

Professor Victoria Richards

Victoria Richards, associate professor of medical sciences in the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, described the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendation to avoid taking Vitamin E and beta-carotene to ward off heart disease or cancer “significant” in an Agence France Presse article.

“If followed, not only will this likely save consumers money, it encourages more study on associations between dietary supplements and adverse outcomes,” she said.

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