All About Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin, grouped with vitamin A, D and K. There are 8 forms of Vitamin E, this includes four Tocopherols and four Tocotreinols. For both of the 2 forms of Vitamin E there is an Alpha, A Beta, A Gamma and A Delta Form. The first scientists to discover Vitamin E were called Evans and Bishop. They founded this “lipid soluble factor” in 1922 during their research on reproduction in mice.

Vitamin E Deficiency is characterised by chronic Diarrhoea, Reduced Bile Production, Kidney Heart and Liver Dysfunction, Poor vision and even dementia. We require between 3 and 4mg a day dependent on gender. Vitamin E is naturally found in many foods such as Plant Oils (Corn, Canola, Soya and Olive), Nuts (Almonds, Walnuts), Seeds (Flaxseed, Linseed, Sunflower Seed) and Cereal Products.

Here are a few health benefits of Vitamin E :

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