• Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log In with Google      Sign In    
  • Create Account
  LongeCity
              Advocacy & Research for Unlimited Lifespans

Photo

Vimmortal Expert Archive Thread

vimmortal 2.0 voting summary expert panel vimmortal

  • Please log in to reply
31 replies to this topic

#31 Michael

  • Advisor, Moderator
  • 1,287 posts
  • 1,783
  • Location:Location Location

Posted 25 September 2012 - 11:49 AM

For the video of Dr. Myers, try this link:
http://askdrmyers.wo...rostate-cancer/


Thanks for this. The first study to which he alludes (actually what he describes could refer to either CARET or ATBC or both ) we've gone over before and I don't think are good reasons to exclude it: the studies in question were at much higher dose than we're using (20 mg beta-carotene (ATBC) or 30 mg beta-carotene + 25 K IU retinol (CARET)), used synthetic (all-trans) beta-carotene, gave it in isolation from coantioxidants (C and E and maybe Se), and was in smokers (which depletes key coantioxidants). The second study was in high-dose multivitamin use, and didn't specifically implicate beta-carotene. I'm not sure what the third study is to which he refers; in fact, looking around for a study by Seattle researchers on blood levels of beta-carotene in prostate cancer patients led me to this, which if anything found the reverse.

So I don't see this as a good argument against its inclusion at the dose and in the form we've included.

#32 Anthony_Loera

  • Life Member
  • 3,130 posts
  • 714
  • Location:Miami Florida

Posted 25 September 2012 - 02:14 PM

Thanks for your comments.

I appreciate them.

A





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: vimmortal 2.0, voting summary, expert panel, vimmortal

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users