Vitamin E is the name for a set of eight combined tocopherols and tocotrienols, vitamins that have antioxidant properties and dissolve in fat. The body prefers A-tocopherol it is also the most studied and has the highest bioavailability.
It has been claimed that α-tocopherol is the most important fat soluble antioxidant there is, it recharges lycopene and the other carotenoids as well as guard the cell’s membrane from oxidizing by reacting with the lipid radicals that are produced in the chain raction process called “lipid peroxidation”.
If that was a little to science heavy for you, the above paragraphs explain how Vitamin E helps reduce the appearance wrinkles and slow the aging process.
Vitamin E is also found to reduce the risks of developing cancer and heart disease due to it’s antioxidant properties. It may provide protection toxins and pollutants found in the air, premenstrual syndrome, eye disorders such as cataracts, neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, ultraviolet radiation, and diabetes.
Vitamin E Can Also Help With The Following
- Tardive dyskinesia
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Intermittent claudication
- Immune function (for elderly people)