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Vitamin supplements too much of a good thing?

Schaschke, C.J. (2009) Vitamin supplements too much of a good thing? Biological Sciences Review. ISSN 0953-5365

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While supplements such as vitamin A play a crucial role in energy production within cells, too much or too little has a complex negative effect on our bodies. This is particularly important as combinations of foods, drinks, creams, and nutritional supplements containing added vitamin A making an overdose more possible than ever before.