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A 29-year-old male asked:

Hello, there's negativity about antioxidant supplements. i currently take a multivitamin, b-complex, b12, vitamin c, d3, and now a antioxidant. i hear about all this bad stuff with it's potential for cancer, prostate, and stroke risks. what do i do ?

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Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
ANTI-OXIDANTS: Anti-oxidants are naturally occurring elements, already in our bodies. Most human diets do not provide enough, thus supplements. I have not heard of increased risk from anti-oxidants unless they are being taken in doses ABOVE what is recommended. When taken at the proper dose, they produce many positive effects from anti-aging, to cancer risk reduction, to improved memory and brain function.
Last updated Mar 19, 2020

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