Vitamin B12 is linked with increase risk of lung cancer in male smokers; Know what this study says


What may sound shocking is actually an eye opener for all those who prefer taking supplements without giving any second thought. A research study on more than 70,000 people has found a correlation between the consumption of vitamin B and a higher risk of lung cancer.

Vitamin B is an essential nutrient. It helps prevent infection and is useful in promoting cell growth, red blood cells, increasing energy level, improving eyesight, regulating brain function, aiding digestion and ensuring proper nerve function.

Vitamin B is mostly found in animal products. In order to compensate for the amount of vitamin B that one misses out from animal products, people often consume supplements.

Vitamin B complex supplement comprises vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin B7, vitamin B9 and vitamin B12.