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How dangerous are dietary supplements?

Dr. Peter Prock 
The alleged risks posed by dietary supplements is a popular topic in the media. More such articles have appeared in October 2011 in reaction to two study publications, which deal with the relationship between the quantity of dietary supplements ingested and mortality and the incidence of prostate cancer.
In the following text, we would like to comment briefly on the two studies, in order to demonstrate the inaccuracy of the often over-generalized and undifferentiated statements made by the press. more