Anti-aging benefits from Vitamin E
by Dr. Angel V. Somera

A lot of people actually are unaware of the antiaging properties and other benefits of Vitamin E. They only know from studies that Vitamin E is only good for human sexual development such as fertility and anti-abortion properties. But scientific studies have revealed more benefits of this wonderful vitamin.

Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant, a fatty acid found in vegetable oils. It is also known for its healing properties and its ability to give the immune system a significant boost.

Anti-aging researchers have called Vitamin E the most crucial vitamin supplement to ward off the diseases of aging. Indeed, many top experts and researchers personally take Vitamin E for this reason.

Researchers have discovered that Vitamin E lengthens life as proven by a number of studies. Other significant findings of Vitamin E are: it fights heart attacks and strokes. In fact, the American Heart Association has declared that Vitamin E is one of the most important supplements one can take to keep his heart healthy. Studies at Tufts University showed that older people derived substantial immunity benefits from taking Vitamin E supplement and that the vitamin was also well tolerated. The remarkable immune system benefits came from taking Vitamin E supplements ranging from 400/U to 800/U per day.

Another benefit is Vitamin E prevents cataract formation. Cataract can lead to blindness, if not removed earlier surgically.

Vitamin E can also fight cancer. Those taking Vitamin E supplement, a major study in Finland had claimed that it could prevent less vulnerable to cancer.

Vitamin E has been shown to be effective against arthritis inflammation and helps ease morning stiffness.

Food sources of Vitamin E: It is found in fatty foods as nuts and seeds, whole grains, wheat germ and vegetable oils such as sunflower, soybean and corn. One cannot get enough Vitamin E in food alone. So he must take vitamin supplement to obtain maximum anti-aging action.

CAUTION: Toxic level at dose above 3,800/ U daily.

Signs of Toxicity: High blood pressure, diarrhea, stomach upset.

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