Foods Rich in Vitamin E

Foods Rich in Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat soluble Vitamin. It is an antioxidant and provides shield against damaging substances in the body.

The best source of Vitamin E is the breast milk. If Vitamin E (breast milk) is consumed in recommended quantity, it is more than sufficient for a newborn baby.

The larger requirements of Vitamin E are found in premature babies and they might need additional Vitamin E. There are various forms of Vitamin E. Each form of Vitamin E has its own organic activity. These organic activities are measure of strength or functional use in the body.

The most dynamic form of Vitamin E that is found in human body is Alpha tocopherol (á tocopherol). Alpha tocopherol is also the most powerful organic antioxidant of Vitamin E in the body.

Generally supplements of Vitamin E are sold as alpha tocopheryl acetate. Vitamin E supplements are use to defend your body cells from the effects of free radicals, as an Antioxidant. Major side effects of free radicals include damaged body cells which can lead to development of the disease like cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Vitamin E is able to limit the production of free radicals, which may help to prevent or setback the development of those chronic diseases. Studies are still undergoing to determine the Vitamin E.

These are various companies manufacturing Vitamin E supplements, which are easily available in medical shops. But there are some people who avoid taking Vitamin E supplements. Food containing ingredients like vegetable oils, nuts, wheat germ oil, green leafy vegetables, and fortified cereals are main source of Vitamin E.

But wheat germ oil is the best source of Vitamin E, as one tablespoon of wheat germ oil contains 20.4 milligrams of Alpha tocopherol. Foods rich in Vitamin E is the best way as there are some drawbacks of having Vitamin E supplements at regular interval of time.

As nearly 70% of foods are rich in Vitamin E, therefore there are rare chances of deficiency of Vitamin E in human beings. A person suffers from deficiency of Vitamin E in three conditions:

1. The deficiency of Vitamin E arises in a person, who cannot absorb dietetic fat due to an incapability to hide bile or with the rare disorders of fat metabolism.

2. The alpha tocopherol moving protein is at risk of Vitamin E deficiency in an individual with rare genetic abnormalities.

3.If the weight of the newborn baby is very low (birth weights less than 1500 grams, or 3 pounds), then the body is suffering from Vitamin E deficiency.

A person suffering from Vitamin E deficiency should eat foods rich in Vitamin E. Foods rich in Vitamin E are an easiest way to prevent heart disease, according to the recent studies about Vitamin E.

According to these studies it is also suggest that foods rich in Vitamin E may be more beneficial and safe than Vitamin E supplements.

It is believed that Vitamin E can play a role in encouraging skin healing and decline the scarring after injuries such as burns, therefore in skin creams and lotions it is often used.

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