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What Does Vitamin E Do For The Body
Protects..: From photo-aging, also this effects is much better applying oil to the skin. Also a skin softener! ...Read more
If i take vitamin E capsules(400iu) regularly, will my body become dependent on it? I don't have vitamin E deficiency.
How much does your body absorb of vitamin E if you rubbed vitamin E oil over a large surface area 4x supplement portion?
Could taking vitamin E increase my sperm count? Will my body become dependent on vitamin E capsules if i take it regularly?
What does it mean that vitamin A and vitamin E are fat soluble that the body cannot get rid of them easily how can I benefit from these supplements?
It means that: These vitamins can "build up"/be stored in the fatty tissue., so that means you can build up toxic levels easily. Non fat soluble vitamins can't hide in the fat and your kidneys are usually able to excrete the excess amounts so the toxicity is more readily avoided. Remember not all of the consumed fat soluble vitamins hide in fat, some will readily be utilizable by your body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible: There is no proven scar healer out there that I am aware of, keeping the area clean and soft should help with decreasing the amount of scar build up. I have always thought that sunblock for the first year on a scar is important to avoid excessive scarring as sun damage can exacerbate a scar. Most scars overtime though do improve, the body usually does a good job at healing itself. ...Read more
Do you recommended taking some vitamins such as CoQ10, Vitamin E, C, B12, K2,D3, and probiotics and laxatives for constipation in Parkinson?
Also is sun exposure dangerous in PD in terms of increasing free radicals in body or is it good for Vit D?Thx
All except laxatives: are fine, though there is not much evidence that vit E is helpful. Except Exercise! That is apparently emerging as one of the most helpful things you can do for PD AND the good news for you is it also helps constipation. You should of course drink LOTS of fluids and eat fruits, veg, and fiber. If you must take a laxative, use a fiber laxative. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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
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
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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