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Vitamin E

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that requires fat and minerals to be absorbed.  This vitamin is stored in several organs in the body including the liver, heart, fatty tissues, muscles, blood, and adrenal and pituitary glands.  Unlike other fat-soluble vitamins, vitamin E does not stay stored in the body for very long.

Benefits:

  1. Enhance activity of vitamin A.
  2. Reduce signs of aging.
  3. Prevent oxidation of bad cholesterol and lower risk of heart disease.
  4. Lower blood pressure by acting as a diuretic.
  5. Reduce healing time of burns.
  6. Reduce fatigue.

Dosage: Although daily doses often range from 200-1,200 IU, a very popular and common dosage is 400 IU for average humans.