15 November 2008

Vitamin Wars

I'm just afraid the Vitamin E people are gonna get dragged into this... and then things will really get ugly...

A group of prominent vitamin D researchers has issued a commentary that cautions against consuming large amounts of the supplement because it may lead to excessive exposure to vitamin A.

he recommendation appears in the current edition of the Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, and is based on concerns that the high amount of vitamin A in cod liver oil undermines the effectiveness of vitamin D, which is also found in the supplement.