VITAMIN E - 400 I. U. NATURAL MIXED TOCOPHEROLS
Vitamin E is an extremely important fat-soluble
antioxidant which insures the stability and integrity of
cellular tissues and membranes throughout the body by preventing
free radical damage. In addition, vitamin E may support
the immune system, vision, and overall circulatory health.
In an effort to determine the value of vitamin E, studies
have been conducted in many indications, such as aging,
arthritis, osteoporosis, and high blood pressure. Numerous
studies have also identified low levels of vitamin E in
patients with bowel disorders when compared to healthy patients,
but there has not yet been a link to severity of the disease.
There are many good sources of vitamin E in
our diet (such as vegetable oils, wheat germ oils, seeds,
nuts, and soybeans), but the fact that vitamin E is destroyed
by heat and oxidant during cooking and storage highlights
the need for supplementation to insure an adequate daily
source of vitamin E.
The HSU brand of vitamin E contains 400 I.
U. of all natural vitamin E, measured as d-alpha tocopherol
in a preservative-free softgel. The capsule also contains
the beta, gamma, and delta fractions of tocopherols to insure
you are getting the full benefit of natural Vitamin E supplementation.
with a recommended dosage of 1 capsule daily, HSU VITAMIN
E-400 I. U. is available in a one, two, three and the economical
Much of the technical information presented
here was extracted form the web site of the DIETARY
SUPPLEMENT EDUCATION ALLIANCE, and references are available
for any of the studies mentioned. The information presented
is educational in context and is not to be used to diagnose,
treat, or cure any disease.