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Sources of vitamin e?

Sources of vitamin e?

See below: Numerous foods provide vitamin e. Nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils are among the best sources of alpha-tocopherol, and significant amounts are available in green leafy vegetables and fortified cereals. Most vitamin e in american diets is in the form of gamma-tocopherol from soybean, canola, corn, and other vegetable oils and food products. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Tocopherol (Definition)

Tocopherol is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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What is vitamin E good for?

What is vitamin E good for?

Many things: As an antioxidant, vit. E may protect against cancer & alzheimer's & is famous for preventing heart disease. Research is contradictory; negative studies often use synthetic dl-alpha tocopherol; studies done using natural e (d-alpha tocopherol) with mixed tocopherols have better results. Eating foods high in e gives the best outcome! see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=nutrient&dbid=111. ...Read more

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What is the source of vitamin e?

What is the source of vitamin e?

Many foods!: Vitamin e refers to a group of eight fat-soluble compounds that include both tocopherols. There are many forms of vitamin e, of which ?-tocopherol is the most common in the north american diet. ?-tocopherol can be found in corn oil, soybean oil, margarine and dressings, and eggs. In the north american diet, ?-tocopherol, the most biologically active form of e, found in sunflower& safflower oils. ...Read more

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What foods are rich in vitamin e?

What foods are rich in vitamin e?

Green veggies: Some of the most rich source of vitamin E are in green veggies - spinach, kale & collard greens, swiss chard, mustard greens and broccoli. Red bell peppers have vitamin e. Tropical fruits are also a good source, as are some nuts, such as almonds when eaten raw. ...Read more

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Which foods are rich in vitamin e?

Nuts and fish: Good sources of vitamin a are oily fish, such as salmon, mackerel, and cod. Peanuts, almonds, and pine nuts are good sources of vitamin e, as is spinach. ...Read more

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What food is high in vitamin E and c?

What food is high in vitamin E and c?

God made food: All the vitamins and minerals are found in natural foods that should constitute our diet, fruit and vegetables and some meat (we are omnivores because we possess canine teeth used by primitive man to tear chunks out of the meat). The trouble is that modern farming practices use phosphate fertilizer instead of manure (that recycled our essential minerals). So we probably need some supplements. ...Read more

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What foods are high in vitamin E besides nuts?

Several: Apricots, spinach, paprika, red chili powder, green olives, sunflower seeds, basil, and oregano. ...Read more

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Need guide to foods that are high in vitamin e?

Several: Spinach, green olives, basil, oregano, paprika, peanuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, red chili powder, and apricots. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of eating vitamin E tablet?

Benefits unclear: There is evidence vit e might prevent heart disease, cancer, macular degeneration & dementia but research has given mixed & conflicting results. One problem is many of the studies use synthetic e or just Alpha tocopherol, but only natural mixed tocopherols are likely beneficial.Better evidence for benefits of eating e-rich foods.See http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/vitamin-e/ & my comment:. ...Read more

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Should i be avoiding foods rich in vitamin E and k?

Should i be avoiding foods rich in vitamin E and k?

Only if on coumadin (warfarin): I can't think of any reason for anyone to avoid foods rich in vitamin E (studies suggesting e is not safe used synthetic e- no evidence natural e is unsafe). Vitamin k is extremely beneficial but can interfere with coumadin (warfarin). But if on Coumadin (warfarin) you could still eat foods rich in vit. K & adjust dose accordingly. I do not like Coumadin (warfarin) partly because its effects on vit k- please see my comment. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking vitamin E tablets??

What are the benefits of taking vitamin E tablets??

Benefits: If possible, please go to a nearby Library and see the benefits or otherwise. If you have the opportunity to read the benefits from home, that would be easier. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of vitamin E for younger men?

Vitamins : Are substances your body needs but can't make from your food. Humans don't have a need for "vitamin E" - so it isn't a vitamin for us. Reports of the benefits of "vitamin E" are wildly exaggerated and are probably based on its effect on farm animals. Sorry ...Read more

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Is expired vitamin E oil ok?

Get new: It's not that expensive, and any oil can become rancid over time. Best to get fresh. ...Read more

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What is vitamin e.Oil. Used for?

On skin: Vit e oil on skin is used as an antioxidant which neutralizes substances on the skin that cause dryness and damage collagen in your skin. It can be used to treat minor sunburn. Taking vit e by mouth is also felt to combat chromosomal damage and thus cellular damage in the body and premature aging of the skin. You can make your own vit e oil by adding a tablespoon of olive oil to a few vit e caps. ...Read more

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Is it okay take feso4 and vitamin E simultaneously?

No: Iron should not be given together with vitamin e. It is not dangerous, but there can be decreased absorption. Iron in a multivitamin tends to be less bioavailable. Gastric acid and vitamin c increase iron absorption. Red cabbage and beets are good sources of iron. ...Read more

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IS Evion Vitamin E is build of Sperm?

IS  Evion Vitamin E is build of Sperm?

Does not work: There is no good evidence that taking vitamin E is good for anything. Save your money. Best advice for optimum fertility is: don't smoke, avoid XS alcohol, moderate daily physical activity, healthy well-balanced diet, boxer rather than tight underpants and minimize hot tub time. Don't believe the ads about Vitamin E or any other food supplements for that matter ...Read more

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What are the benefits of takin a vitamin E supplement?

What are the benefits of takin a vitamin E supplement?

Hardly any: Iti s not typically advised...As it isof doubtful value to humans. ...Read more

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What food is rich in vitamin e?

What food is rich in vitamin e?

Green veggies: Some of the most rich source of vitamin E are in green veggies - spinach, kale & collard greens, swiss chard, mustard greens and broccoli. Red bell peppers have vitamin e. Tropical fruits are also a good source, as are some nuts, such as almonds when eaten raw. ...Read more