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Nutrients reduce chances of disease, increase longevity
Vitamin E and the pancreas -
Earlier studies have found vitamin E prevents some tumors by protecting cells and DNA from free-radical damage through its antioxidant effects. Free radicals occur when polyunsaturated fatty acids react with oxygen in lipid cell membranes, a process that may be essential to developing tumors, doctors said. This review of 10 studies measured vitamin E in the diets of 2,976 people with pancreatic cancer and in 253,431 others without...