Women who take a multivitamin each day has the potential breast cancer. According to a study conducted more than ten years to 35 thousand women by the research team Karolinska Institute, Sweden, published in the journal The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
The discovery shook the Australian health industry continues to insist that a multivitamin consumers not to panic. In that study, the researchers found that those who regularly mengononsumsi multivitamin pill increases the risk of tumor growth up to 19 percent.
Results of this study, as quoted from page news.com.au, Sunday, April 18th, 2010, extremely worrying and requires further investigation. Many women actually consume multivitamin supplements in the belief it could prevent chronic diseases such as cancer.
Biologically, these opinions can be explained thus. Vitamin and mineral supplements significantly increase the density or the density of breast tissue which is a high risk factor for breast cancer triggers. Folic acid, which is often contained in multivitamins in solid form, is also able to enhance tumor growth.
The discovery of these Swedish researchers welcomed the Australian health experts with interest and alertness. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Australia idap. More than 12 thousand women in Australia diagnosed malignant tumor that killed more than 2,700 women each year. One in nine women in the "Land Kangaroo" will be in the diagnosis of this deadly disease at the age of 85 years.
"Results from this prospective study revealed that use of multivitamins may increase the risk of breast cancer," said research team leader, Susanna Larrson.
Multivitamins including big business in Australia. The leading manufacturer of multivitamins, Blackmores, even made a profit of A $ 30.6 million before taxes for the fiscal year last year. A number of nutrition and diet experts have asserted that the supplement is not necessary because the human body more easily absorb nutrients from food than from supplements.
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By Arfi Bambani Amri, Harriska Farida Adiati - Senin, 19 April 2010