Further Reading

Asplund K (2002) Antioxidant vitamins in the prevention of cardiovascular disease: A systematic review. Journal of Internal Medicine 251: 372-392.

British Nutrition Foundation (2001) Briefing Paper: Selenium and Health. London: British Nutrition Foundation.

British Nutrition Foundation (2003) Plants: Diet and Health. A Report of the British Nutrition Foundation Task Force Goldberg G (ed.) Oxford: Blackwell Science.

Clarke R and Armitage J (2002) Antioxidant vitamins and risk of cardiovascular disease. Review of large-scale randomised trials. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy 16: 411-415.

Evans J (2002) Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for age-related macular degeneration. Cochrane Database Systematic Review 2: CD000254.

Lawlor DA, Davey Smith G, Kundu D et al. (2004) Those confounded vitamins: What can we learn from the differences between observational versus randomised trial evidence? Lancet 363: 1724-1727.

Lee i (1999) Antioxidant vitamins in the prevention of cancer. Proceedings of the Association of American Physicians 111: 10-15.

Mares JA (2004) High-dose antioxidant supplementation and cataract risk. Nutrition Review 62: 28-32.

Morris C and Carson S (2003) Routine vitamin supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease: A summary of the evidence for the US Preventive Services Task Force. Annals of Internal Medicine 139: 56-70.

National Academy of Sciences Food and Nutrition Board (2000) Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium and Carotenoids. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Ram F, Rowe B, and Kaur B (2004) Vitamin C supplementation for asthma. Cochrane Database Systematic Review 3: CD000993.

Stanner SA, Hughes J, Kelly CNM et al. (2004) A review of the epidemiological evidence for the 'antioxidant hypothesis.' Public Health Nutrition 7: 407-422 Vivekananthan D, Penn MS, Sapp SK et al. (2003) Use of antioxidant vitamins for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: Meta-analysis of randomised trials. Lancet 361: 2017-2023.

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