Vitamin B Found To Do Little To Protect Your Heart

August 20, 2008

A new study by Norwegian researchers has found that, contrary to past belief, vitamin B may not do very much to actually protect your heart.Washington (ChattahBox) – A new study by Norwegian researchers has found that, contrary to past belief, vitamin B may not do very much to actually protect your heart.

Dr. Marta Ebbing of Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway led the study, which focused on over 3,000 patients who all had coronary heart disease between the years of 1999 and 2006.

Those involved in the study were split into four groups, with each receiving different treatments.

The four different treatments include folic acid, vitamin B12 plus vitamin B6, folic acid plus vitamin B12, a placebo, or vitamin B6.

They concluded that there was no improvement at all in those who received folic acid plus vitamin B12, or just vitamin B6.

This shows that vitamin B did virtually nothing to protect from future cardiovascular problems.

The study has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.


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