VITAMIN E : Source, Dosage & Benefits

 

What is Vitamin E?

Vitamin E is a potent fat soluble antioxidant which includes a group of 8 compounds compromising tocotrienols & tocopherols.

Source of Vitamin E

Dosage Recommendation

>14 yrs – 14 mg/day

Pregnant lady – 15 mg/day

Lactating Mother – 19 mg/day

# A healthy diet can fulfill daily requirement without taking supplements.

# High dose of Vitamin E is not recommended

Health Benefits:

Cholesterol – Vitamin E functions as a protective antioxidant & prevents oxidation of cholesterol, thus saving the body from potential damage.

Healthy Heart – Helps in reducing the risk of heart attacks as well as sunstroke’s.

Happy Skin – The antioxidant properties aids in preventing inflammation and improves moisture, elasticity & youthful skin.

Hormones – Helps in maintaining the natural balance of the hormones by taking care of the condition of the endocrine and nervous system which in turn make you feel more energetic.

Healthy Hair – Helps nourishing the hair from within and prevents tissue corrosion and repairs damaged hair follicles.

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