Vitamin E and C intakes
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Vitamin E is safe in doses up to 1,000 mg/day, and vitamin C may be taken in doses of 2,000 mg/d, John Hathcock, PhD, Council for Responsible Nutrition, Washington, D.C., et al., conclude in a review article published in the April American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The authors determined that "regulators and policy advisors must decide whether to convert from IU to mg" to assess safety. "There has been no broad-based systematic research" to establish whether high intakes of one nutrient could intensify the adverse events of another, Hathcock et al. note...
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