Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin with several forms, however Alpha-Tocopherol is the only form used by the human body. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that may help maintain healthy skin and eyes, and strengthen the immune system.
Where can Vitamin E be found?
The body cannot produce vitamin E, so it needs to be obtained from diet or if you need a little extra help, by supplements.
Vitamin E can be found in foods such as: plant-based oils, sunflower seeds, pumpkin, red bell pepper and almonds. Our Natural Vitamin E is suitable for vegetarians and vegans and is the supreme form most absorbable by the body.
Signs of Vitamin E deficiency
Vitamin E deficiency can run in the family and can also be a result from diseases that severely reduce the absorption of fat because the body requires fat to absorb Vitamin E correctly.
Some signs of deficiency may include
• Difficulty with walking or coordination
• Muscle pain or weakness
• Visual disturbances
• Generally feeling unwell
Why is Vitamin E important?
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps to protect cells from free radicals. For this reason, it’s a popular vitamin in the beauty industry as it could be beneficial in keeping hair strong and healthy, and may also prevent wrinkles.
Vitamin E is also one of the essential vitamins to take in summer (along with Vitamins D and C, check out our Essential Summer Vitamins blog post) as it’s said to have anti-allergen qualities, therefore may be beneficial is you suffer from season allergies such as hay fever.
Our Natural Vitamin E (400iu) contains 120 easy to swallow capsules, providing a 4-month supply. It’s also suitable for vegetarians and vegans so everyone can enjoy Vitamin E.