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Antioxidants/Cancer Health Claim Contradicted By ATBC Study - FDA

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Analyses from the 1994 Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta Carotene intervention trial raise "serious questions" about vitamin E's role in modifying cancer risk, FDA's Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition concludes May 4 in rejecting an antioxidant vitamins/cancer health claim.

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