Why Do Homocysteine-Lowering B Vitamin and Antioxidant E Vitamin Supplementations Appear To Be Ineffective in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases?
A review published in Cardiovascular Therapeutics examined recent reports of ineffective vitamin supplements. They found that some of the studies were poorly designed and inconclusive. There may have been complications due to subjects medications, as well.
The report concludes that vitamin use for cardiovascular disease cannot be scientifically rejected based solely on these studies. The authors believe that further research should be conducted to investigate the uses of vitamins for disease prevention.