antioxidant supplements: beta carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin E, but not vitamin C or selenium
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
JAMA. 2007 Feb 28;297(8):842-57 Systematic Review
IN oxidative stress, overall mortality The Use of
antioxidant supplements: beta carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin E, but not vitamin C or selenium
As Treatment, Chronic
Is worse Than
placebo
To reduce death, in fact they may increase mortality: RR 1.04 to 1.16. Vitamin C and selenium had no significant effect on mortality.