Vitamin E


Vitamin E is a anti-carcinogen. We put here some details on this fabulous natural product.

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Tocopherol is a fat soluble vitamin family of vitamin E. It prevents cell damage by inhibiting lipid peroxidation, the formation of free radicals and cardiovascular disease. Improves blood circulation, regenerate tissues and is useful in treating fibrocystic breasts, premenstrual tension and intermittent claudication. You can get food doses of vitamin E which fight heart disease and cancer, and increase the immunological resistance, reportedly a survey done in 2000 by the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM). The IOM reported that most Americans get the necessary supply of vitamin E by the daily diet. Besides warning about diets that restrict fat intake, and those people who supplement with extras (remembering that the tocopherol is a fat soluble vitamin, so cumulative in the body. Being able to generate hypervitaminosis).
It can relieve stress situations, particularly those generated by oxygen. It is antioxidant, acts by blocking the unstable molecules of singlet oxygen (free radicals).
Vitamin E prevents oxidation of the elements spontaneously polyunsaturated and protects, in functional terms, important cellular structures of tissues, presumably by inhibiting lipid peroxidation.


  • Essential for the proper functioning of muscle tissue.
  • Necessary for the formation of sex cells.
  • It is vital for blood.

In lack of this vitamin in the diet may develop if the called avitaminosis Sterility.
Recently it was found that a diet rich in vitamin E may protect against Parkinson’s disease, according to a study at Queens University in Canada, published in the journal Lancet Neurology.
The study, based on eight previous scientific papers published between 1966 and 2005, which investigated the effects of vitamins E and C and the nutrient beta-carotene, found that people who consume vegetables, nuts and vegetable oils are much less likely to develop Parkinson’s.
It was found that the same effect was not observed in relation to vitamin C and beta-carotene.

Avoid Cancer

The intake of vitamin E may help prevent prostate cancer, according to a survey by the National Cancer Institute of the United States.
The scientists found that men with high levels of alpha tocopherol, the natural form of vitamin E had 53% less chances of developing prostate cancer. This study also noted that the effects of gamma tocopherol, another type of vitamin E, also diminish the risk of contracting the disease, but less effectively, 39%. From this work, scholars have found that the most suitable is the intake of vitamin directly from foods containing it. Among the best natural sources of vitamin E are: sunflower seeds, spinach, almonds and peppers.

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