It is an antioxidant. This betokens it forfends body tissue from damage caused by substances called free radicals. Free radicals can damage tissues, organs and cells. They are believed to play a role in certain conditions cognate to aging.
Food Sources of vitamin E
Vegetable oils (such as wheat germ, corn, sunflower, safflower, and soybean oils)
Nuts (such as peanuts, almonds and filberts)
Seeds (such as sunflower seeds)
Green leafy vegetables (such as broccoli and spinach)
Fortified breakfast fruit juices, cereals, margarine and spreads.