A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial including 5442 female health care professionals 40 years or older with preexisting cardiovascular disease or 3 or more cardiovascular disease risk factors indicate that daily supplementation with 2.5 mg folic acid, 50 mg. pyridoxine (B-6), and 1 mg. cyanocobalamin (B-12) may reduce the risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Archives of Internal Medicine, February 2009
Steve - this is in addition to positive data found for the combination of vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C, selenium, lutein, and zinc for AMD. Sounds like it is pretty close to a multivitamin, huh?? While not optimal, the researchers used fairly absorbable sources of B-vitamins.