The scientists analyzed 18 studies and have proven that multivitamins do not improve cardiovascular health and prevent the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Materials of the scientific work provided by the publication of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
“We carefully evaluated the totality of scientific data and did not find clinical benefits of the use of multivitamins and minerals to prevent heart attacks,” — said author of the study.
A group of scientists conducted a meta-analysis, collecting the results of 18 separate published articles, including randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies with 2 million volunteers, which was watched by an average of 12 years. No connection heart health and vitamins could not be found.
“It was extremely difficult to convince people and doctors to admit that multivitamin and mineral supplements useless. Hopefully, the results of the study will help reduce the hype around nutritional Supplements and force people to use proven methods of prevention of heart diseases”, — said the scientist.
According to Management on control over products and medicines of the USA, about 30% of Americans use dietary Supplements. By 2024, the turnover of the Supplement industry can reach 278 billion.
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