Watch out, taking vitamins can causing cataracts!
Researchers say excessive levels of vitamin E at least 60 percent trigger risk of cataracts. While vitamin C also increases the risk of blindness in the eye by 20 percent if taken too much.
A total of 31,000 respondents aged 45-79 were involved in the study from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Nearly 3,000 of them needed special care in the eye.
Supplements of vitamins C and E had been thought capable of protecting the eyes from cataracts and blindness because they are rich in antioxidants. But if consumed excessively, the balance of protein in the eye is disrupted and causes disease.
As reported by the Daily Mail (25/02), the human body can not produce or store vitamin C. The source only comes from fruits and vegetables a total of 40 milligrams a day. Usefulness is to maintain healthy cells and accelerate healing.
Researchers also suggested that the public watch their vitamin supplements consumption. Do not let the tablets contain more than the daily advice from experts.
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