Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that circulates in the blood and destroys free radicals. It also prevents damage to cell membranes, reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer. Vitamin E keeps LDL (bad) cholesterol from becoming oxidized LDL which leads to the buildup of arterial plaque and can lead to heart disease. Vitamin E improves circulation, is necessary for tissue repair and is useful in relieving premenstrual syndrome and fibrocystic disease of the breast.
It promotes normal blood clotting and healing, reduces scarring from some wounds, reduces blood pressure, aids in preventing cataracts, improves athletic performance, and relaxes leg cramps. It also maintains healthy nerves and muscles while strengthening capillary walls. In addition, it promotes healthy skin and hair, and helps to prevent anemia and retrolental fibroplasia, an eye disorder that can affect premature infants.
As an antioxidant, vitamin E prevents cell damage by inhibiting the oxidation of lipids (fats) and the formation of free radicals. It protects other fat-soluble vitamins from destruction by oxygen, and aids in the utilization of vitamin A and protects if from destruction by oxygen. It retards aging and may prevent age spots as well.
Vitamin E deficiency may result in damage to red blood cells and destruction of nerves. Signs of deficiency can include infertility (in both men and women), menstrual problems, neuromuscular impairment, shortened red blood cell life span, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), and uterine degeneration. Low levels of vitamin E in the body have been linked to both bowel cancer and breast cancer. Epidemiological links have been identified between the increase in the incidence of heart disease and the increasing lack of vitamin E in the diet due to our reliance on over-processed foods.
As a dietary supplement, take one (1) softgel daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Gelatin, soybean & safflower oil, glycerin and water.
|Name||Olympian Labs, Vitamin E 400 IU 100 Softgels|
|Serving Size||1 Softgel|
|Package Description||100 Softgels|
|Product Type||Corn Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free|