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Reduces Oxidative Stress
These molecules may also contribute to chronic health issues such as heart disease and cancer. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals, therefore protecting against cellular damage.
Why Do People Take Vitamin E?
The risks and benefits of taking vitamin E are still unclear.
Vitamin E supplements might be harmful when taken in early pregnancy. One study found that women who took vitamin E supplementation during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy had a 1.7 to nine-fold increase in congenital heart defects. A large population study showed that men using a multivitamin more than seven times per week in conjunction with a separate vitamin E supplement actually had a significantly increased risk of developing prostate cancer.
What Are The Side Effects Of Taking Vitamin E?
Topical vitamin E can irritate the skin. Overdoses of vitamin E supplements can cause nausea, headache, bleeding, fatigue, and other symptoms.
E helps maintain healthy skin and eyes, and strengthen the body’s natural defence against illness and infection (the immune system).
Good Sources Of Vitamin E
Vitamin E is a group of compounds found in a wide variety of foods. Good sources include: plant oils – such as rapeseed (vegetable oil), sunflower, soya, corn and olive oil
Nuts And Seeds
Wheatgerm – Found In Cereals And Cereal Product
How Much Vitamin E Do I Need?
If you take vitamin E supplements, do not take too much as this could be harmful. Taking 540mg (800 IU) or less a day of vitamin E supplements is unlikely to cause any harm.