Everything you need to know about vitamin E

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.


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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.

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