All About Vitamin E.

What is Vitamin E ?

Vitamin E refers to a group of compounds that include both tocopherols and tocotrienols. Vitamin E, also known as tocopherol, is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a significant role in human health. As an antioxidant, vitamin E helps maintain healthy cells and, subsequently, a healthy body.

Vitamin E, as its various tocopherol forms, is found in both plant and animal foods. In general, the animal sources of E are poor, found in butter, egg yolk, milk fat, and liver. The best sources of vitamin E are the vegetable and seed or nut oils.

Vitamin E Deficiency Symptoms.DOCALOE5-01

Vitamin E deficiencies are rare and it is almost never caused by a poor diet. There are specific situations that may lead to a vitamin E deficiency.  A premature infant who is born weighing less than 3.5 pounds is in danger of a vitamin E deficiency. but a pediatrician who specializes in the care of newborns will typically evaluate the nutritional needs of an infant. People with fat absorption problems, which is a common problem for those who struggle with inflammatory bowel disease, may struggle with a deficiency.

People who have an issue with their dietary fat levels are also at risk because this is needed for the absorption of vitamin E. This includes anyone who has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, has had a gastric bypass, or people with malabsorption problems such as Crohn’s disease, liver disease, or pancreatic insufficiency.  Deficiency symptoms include loss of muscle coordination, and impaired vision and speech.

Top 10 Vitamin E Benefits

Supplementing and consuming vitamin E rich foods have the following health benefits:

  • Balances Cholesterol.
  • Fights Free Radicals and Prevents Disease Development.
  • Repairs Damaged Skin.
  • Thickens Hair.
  • Balances Hormones.
  • Helps PMS Symptoms.
  • Improves Vision.
  • Helps People with Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Improves Effects of Medical Treatments.
  • Improves Physical Endurance and Muscle Strength.

Recommended Daily Intake of Vitamin E

The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) includes the vitamin E that you get from both the food that you eat and any supplements you take. The daily intake is measured in milligrams (mg) and international units (IU).DOCALOE2

  • Children:Vitamin E capsules

1 – 3 years:  6 mg/day (9 IU)

4 – 8 years: 7 mg/day (10.4 IU)

9 – 13 years: 11 mg/day (16.4 IU)

  • Females:

14 years and up: 15 mg/day (22.4 IU)

Pregnant: 15 mg/day (22.4 IU)

Breastfeeding: 19 mg/day (28.5 IU)

  • Males:

14 years and up: 15 mg/day (22.4 IU)

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The innovative formula of Doc Aloe Vera contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, maintenance of normal hair, skin and nails and normal functioning of the immune system and nervous system.

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