Vitamin E Max Dose

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What Is Vitamin E And What Does It Do?

In the body, it acts as an antioxidant, helping to protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. It helps to widen blood vessels and keep blood from clotting within them. In addition, cells use vitamin E to interact with each other and to carry out many important functions.

Usual Adult Dose For Vitamin E Deficiency

Abetalipoproteinemia: approximately 100 mg/kg or 5 to 10 grams alpha-tocopherol per day.

Usual Adult Dose For Dietary Supplement

US Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA):15 mg alpha-tocopherol (22.4 international units [IU])

Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL): 1000 mg alpha-tocopherol (1500 IU)

Comments:

-Converting from international units (IU) to mg:

–1 IU natural vitamin E (commonly labeled d-alpha-tocopherol) = 0.67 mg alpha tocopherol. Medical Disclaimer.

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