What is vitamin E?-information's and side effects.

What is vitamin E?-information's and side effects.

  • Vitamin E is a group of eight fat soluble compounds that include four tocopherols and four tocotrienols.

  • Vitamin E deficiency, which is rare and usually due to an underlying problem with digesting dietary fat rather than from a diet low in vitamin E, can cause nerve problems.

  • Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant which may help protect cell membranes from reactive oxygen species.

  • Taking higher doses of vitamin E might increase the risk of side effects. Also, there is concern that people in poor health who take high doses of vitamin E are at increased risk of death.
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