DNA Damage

DNA damage refers to oxidative changes to DNA, which can be measured in the urine or in white blood cells. Reductions in DNA damage from antioxidant supplements are thought to reduce the risk of cancer development and mutations.

   

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The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what what supplements affect DNA Damage
GradeLevel of Evidence
ARobust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials
BMultiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
CSingle double blind study or multiple cohort studies
DUncontrolled or observational studies only
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Magnitude of Effect Size
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BBlueberry
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BVitamin E
CVitamin C
CConjugated Linoleic Acid
CEleutherococcus senticosus
CChlorella
CCreatine
COlive leaf extract
CWatercress
CCurcumin
CGanoderma lucidum
CPanax ginseng
CFish Oil
CCitrulline
CSea Buckthorn
CGlutathione
DMelissa officinalis
DGarlic
DChromium

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