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What if there isn't enough vitamin E in your body ?

What if there isn't enough vitamin E in your body ?

Vitamin E: Vit e is a fat soluble antioxidant vitamin that is stored in the body. Deficiency is rare but can cause nerve and skin disorders. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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How to know what is benefit vitamin E supplement to our body n skin?

How to know what is benefit vitamin E supplement to our body n skin?

Protects..: From photo-aging, also this effects is much better applying oil to the skin. Also a skin softener! ...Read more

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If i take vitamin E capsules(400iu) regularly, will my body become dependent on it? I don't have vitamin E deficiency.

If i take vitamin E capsules(400iu) regularly, will my body become dependent on it? I don't have vitamin E deficiency.

No: It is a supplement for a product that your body gets naturally in ordinary dietary intake. 400 iu is not a risky level and might give your body some extra lift. However it is not a product that will induce dependency or addiction so you can stop at any time. ...Read more

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Could taking vitamin E increase my sperm count? Will my body become dependent on vitamin E capsules if i take it regularly?

Could taking vitamin E increase my sperm count? Will my body become dependent on vitamin E capsules if i take it regularly?

No and no: Vitamin e is often recommended to improve sperm counts, but the proof isn't there: it usually doesn't help. You will not become dependent on vitamin e for any reason, but there isn't any really good justification for taking ti on a regular basis either. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Does aloe Vera gel, cocoa butter lotion, or vitamin E oil heal mild scars on the face and body?

Does aloe Vera gel, cocoa butter lotion, or vitamin E oil heal mild scars on the face and body?

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

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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

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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

Dr. Alfredo Sadun
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Vitamin E (Definition)

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