Vitamin E Benefits
Reduces Pain, Speeds Healing & Fights Oxidation of Your Cells!
Vitamin E benefits your body by reducing pain, speeds the healing of wounds and fights free radicals in your body. Vitamin E is required by the body to maintain good health.
What is Vitamin E?
Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin with antioxidant properties. Vitamin E exists in eight different forms or "isomers". The most active form in humans is Alpha-tocopherol.
You can find vitamin E supplements in either natural or synthetic forms. The natural forms are usually labeled with the letter "d" (for example, d-gamma-tocopherol), on the other hand synthetic forms are labeled "dl" (for example, dl-alpha-tocopherol).
Vitamin E Benefits
Listed below are some additional vitamin E benefits:
- Assists your body with the formation of red blood cells
- Has antioxidative properties that protects your body from damage caused by free radicals
- Helps the body utilize vitamin K
- Protects the skin from harmful rays of the sun
- Helps prevent heart attacks
Vitamin E Sources
You can obtain vitamin E from the following foods:
- Corn oil
- Soybean oil
- Canola oil
- Green leafy vegetables
Side Effects of Vitamin E
Listed below are some possible side effects of taking an overdose of vitamin E supplements.
- Muscle weakness
- Low or elevated blood pressure
Vitamin E Research
There is a large volume of anecdotal evidence supporting the health benefits of vitamin E. There is also a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the claim that vitamin E has specific health benefits. Although there is not any conclusive scientific evidence of the health benefits of vitamin E there have been a number of promising research studies completed.
Many of the conclusions resulting from scientific vitamin E studies have been positive. The researches almost invariably comment in the conclusions of their reports that additional research needs to be done. We concur with this conclusion. We welcome additional research on vitamin E and other similar natural health supplements.
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