Your mother probably gave you many great pearls of wisdom, among them the advice to always take your vitamins. But she didn’t mean for you to overdo it. Studies warn that the overabundance of extra vitamins and nutrients in the body may not be as good for the body as previously suspected. Studies also indicate that approximately thirty-five percent of adults swallow multivitamins on a regular basis. Check out why these extra nutrients might not be as great as once believed.
LUNG DISEASE. Scientists from the University of Washington point out that multivitamins don’t protect against lung cancer. In fact, too much Vitamin E can increase the risk of contracting the disease.
THYROID DISEASE. Studies have shown links between iodine deficiency and hypothyroidism, but equally, studies have shown excess iodine as being a causal factor for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.
DIABETES. Despite the fact that Vitamin K and thiamine have been …