Vitamin E 🐟🍳

We are on a roll with bringing you more information on the different vitamins. Up next is Vitamin E.

πŸ” What is the function of Vitamin E?
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that exists in eight different forms; however, of those, our bodies only use Ξ±-tocopherol. Vitamin E has a number of important functions including:

πŸ›‘ Helping to protect our cells against damage from free radicals
🧠Helps keep the normal function of our brain and nervous system
🩸 Helps keep nerve and red blood cells healthy and helps prevent clots from forming in our blood
🦠 Helping the body’s natural defence against illness and infection (the immune system) work properly

πŸ₯£ Where does it come from?

We can find vitamin E in a variety of foods, but some of its richest sources include:

🧈 vegetable oils and vegetable fat spreads
πŸ₯œ nuts and seeds
🐟 some fatty fish
🍳 egg yolk
🌾 whole-grain cereals

πŸ₯„ How much do you need?

The amount of vitamin E adults aged 19 to 64 need is:

♀️ 3mg a day for women
♂️ 4mg a day for men

πŸ₯„ You should be able to get all the vitamin E you need from your diet. Any Vitamin E your body does not need immediately is stored for future use, so you do not need it in your diet every day.

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