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Is vitamin E deficiency rare in the u.S.? Who might get it?

Is vitamin E deficiency rare in the u.S.?  Who might get it?

Very common: In my opinion, it's virtually impossible these days to get all the nutrients we need from food. Our produce is deficient due to farming and harvesting practices, and our increasingly toxic planet and stressful lives increases our body's requirements for nutrients to help detoxify. We have no good food sources for vitamin d or iodine. I recommend multivit, vit d, and fish oil for everyone. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...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?

Not necessarily: Good health requires small amounts of the fat-soluble vitamins a, d, e and k while larger amounts may be toxic. A diet rich in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and non-processed foods provides an adequate source of these and other vitamins. A reasonable level of sun exposure contributes to vitamin d formation. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Tocopherol (Definition)

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


Dr. Alfredo Sadun
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Vitamin E (Definition)

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