All Questions Answered About Vitamin E

What is vitamin E?

Vitamin E is essential for immune system to be strong and skin to be healthy. In the recent times, vitamin E supplements are known as powerful antioxidants responsible for cell reinforcements. These are substances that shield cells from any harm. Notwithstanding, the dangers and advantages of taking vitamin E supplements are still misty.

When should you take vitamin E?

Vitamins should only be taken if you have:

What are the possible risks of low levels of vitamin E?

Weaker immune system, lifeless, dehydrated & dry skin.

How should you use vitamin E?

–    Vitamins for skin you can apply orally to your skin
–    You can take vitamin E supplements
–    You can eat foods rich in vitamin E such as:

What happens when you take excessive dose of vitamin E?

Any adverse effects of consuming too much Vitamin E are not clear yet but a lot of studies have shown that long-term use (approximately 10+ years) of vitamin E has been linked to an increase in stroke. Overdose can also lead to nausea, fatigue, bleeding, headache and other issues.

What are the side effects of vitamin E?

What is recommended daily dose if vitamin E?

CHILDREN
1-3 years:6 mg/day (9 IU)
4-8 years:7 mg/day (10.4 IU)
9-13 years:11 mg/day (16.4 IU)

FEMALES
14 years and up:15 mg/day (22.4 IU)
Pregnant:15 mg/day (22.4 IU)
Breastfeeding:19 mg/day (28.5 IU)
MALES
14 years and up:15 mg/day (22.4 IU)

WARNING: Those who are taking blood thinners should be careful and consult their medical practitioner before taking Vitamin E.

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By : Natural Health News

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