Radiation no reason to load up on supplements, health experts say

Monday, April 4, 2011 - 20:00 in Mathematics & Economics

With radiation reaching the U.S. from Japan, some people are adding sources of iodine and antioxidants to their diets. But some experts say the remedies could be more dangerous than the radiation.The radiation leaking from crippled nuclear power plants in Japan has unleashed fears on this side of the ocean. Despite assurances from experts that the amount of radiation reaching the U.S. is miniscule and harmless, many people here are worried that the fallout could pose a serious health threat.

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