vitamin E

vitamin E

vitamin E

Acts as an antioxidant, neutralizing unstable molecules that can damage cells. Protects vitamin A and certain lipids from damage. Diets rich in vitamin E may help prevent Alzheimer's disease.

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Vitamin
ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL (vitamin E)
Upper limit
1,000 mg (nearly 1,500 IU natural vitamin E; 2,200 IU synthetic)
Good food sources
Wide variety of foods, including vegetable oils, salad dressings and margarines made with vegetable oils, wheat germ, leafy green vegetables, whole grains, nuts
Additional note
Vitamin E does not prevent wrinkles or slow other aging processes.
Category
Vitamin
Credit
https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/listing_of_vitamins

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