Can supplements with antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamins A and E cause you to die sooner?
A review of many clinical studies found slightly increased mortality (i.e., more people died during studies) associated with the use of supplements containing beta-carotene
and possibly vitamin E
and higher doses of vitamin A
. Similarly, a study found that high levels of vitamin E and vitamin A in the blood are associated with a greater mortality risk than moderate levels. Get the details in the Full Answer >>