Vitamin E Supplements
What is vitamin E?
Vitamin E is a major antioxidant and the primary defense against lipid
peroxidation. It is particularly important in protecting the body's cells
from free radical/oxidative damage. These protective benefits are achievable
with supplemental intakes higher than what is normally consumed in the
Vitamin E isn't recommended if you're taking blood-thinning medications
(anticoagulants) because it can complicate the proper control of blood
thinning. If you're already taking an individual vitamin or mineral supplement
and haven't told your doctor, discuss it at your next checkup.
Food sources of vitamin E
Food sources of vitamin E include: whole grains, such as wheat and oats,
wheat germ, leafy green vegetables, sardines, egg yolks, nuts.