Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin found in vegetable oil, nuts, leafy green vegetables and whole-wheat flour. Vitamin E is an antitoxin that protects your cells against the potentially damaging byproducts of your bodys metabolism. The daily amount of Vitamin E that should taken by a healthy adult is 15 mg or 22 IU (International Units). Vitamin E does many good things for our body. It promotes normal growth and development in younger individuals.
It acts as an anti-blood clotting agent, which helps to reduce your risk of heart attacks. Vitamin E is also good in preventing cataracts. Cataracts are growths on the eye that cause your vision to cloud and can lead to blindness. Antitoxins like Vitamin E have shown a delay to the onset of cataract growth in studies. Vitamin E can also help treat circulatory problems, protect the lungs from air pollution, lessen some types of hair loss, prevent diaper rash and decrease scarring. Vitamin E deficiency is uncommon to humans. It is sometimes seen in people who cannot absorb dietary fat or in premature babies.
Vitamin E deficiency can lead to neurological problems. There is also a very low risk of taking too much Vitamin E. There have been studies done that show no significant changes in the human body when high amounts of Vitamin E were taken (35 times the recommended daily amount).
Antitoxins like Vitamin E might reduce the development of chronic diseases like cancer. Vitamin E may also reduce your risk of cancer by reducing your bodys immune systems functions. The studies done on this have unfortunately been inconclusive. Vitamin E is very beneficial in many ways. It reduces your risk for can and many heart-related diseases. It is very hard to have too much Vitamin E and it is something we shouldnt just overlook.Words/ Pages : 321 / 24