Vitamin E
Vitamin E, also called Tocopherol, is the second most widely taken vitamin supplement in America today. It’s popularity is well deserved.


How Vitamin E helps

  • Powerful antioxidant
  • May help to slow the aging process
  • May help to prevent cancer
  • May help to prevent heart disease
  • Helps to improves circulation
  • May help to prevent cataracts
  • Promotes wound healing
  • Reduces scar formation
  • Helps strengthen immune system
  • May be helpful in treating PMS
  • May prevent age spots

Symptoms of deficiency may include
Anemia, nerve & muscle problems, weakened capillaries


Natural food sources
Wheat germ oil, sunflower oil, cottonseed oil, safflower oil, corn oil, whole grains, dark green leafy vegetables, nuts and seeds, eggs, avocados


  • As with many nutrients, Vitamin E is lost when foods are cooked or processed. Commercially processed vegetable oils are low in Vitamin E, so if you depend on vegetable oils for your Vitamin E, then you should choose cold-pressed oils.
  • For most people getting enough vitamin E from their diet alone can be difficult, so a supplement may be a good idea.
  • If you have high blood pressure you should not take high doses of Vitamin E, and as with all supplements you should consult your physician before taking it.
  • Do not take Iron supplements at the same time as you take Vitamin E.

Disclaimer: The information presented is for information purposes only. It is based on scientific studies or traditional usage. Consult a health care professional before using supplements or making any changes in prescribed medications. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease