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Monday, June 14, 2004

Supplemental Oops! 

For all we keep hearing about how good antioxidants are for us, it was only a matter of time before evidence to the contrary emerged. A new study has found a significant association between a selenium-containing antioxidant enzyme and Type II Diabetes. It seems the body may need some free radical types to maintain insulin sensitivity. This is only one study, and needs to be replicated, but I'm sure there are bad effects to overdosing on supplemental vitamins.

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