I get asked all the time about whether I still believe vitamin E is useful for supporting your prostate and possibly preventing cancer. Doubt has been raised by a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that was so poorly designed it doesn’t pass the sniff test.
The study concluded that there was no benefit from 400 IUs daily of synthetic vitamin E (selenium also was researched in this study).
Why they chose synthetic vitamin E…which is as far removed as you can get from the natural food form our body knows…is beyond me. Further, this synthetic vitamin E can interfere with the function of the natural vitamin E in our bodies…It creates a total imbalance! This research wasn’t just poorly designed—it was useless.
I’ll continue to stand by all the previous research showing vitamin E is very effective as a prostate support. For a full-spectrum vitamin E product, consider Spectrum Naturals Wheat Germ Oil.
Dr. William B. Ferril
Dr. William B. Ferril's medical practice in Whitefish, Montana has become a beacon of hope for people throughout the country seeking relief from some of medicine’s most heartbreaking diseases. He also spent a decade practicing medicine on the Flathead Indian reservation in Western Montana.
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