Vitamin E

Applications:Aging, atherosclerosis, fibrocystic breast disease, cholesterol, blood clots, scar tissue, infertility, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, burns, headaches, wound healing, lupus, PMS. Note: Taking vitamin E with fish oils and other lipids affords antioxidant protection from free radicals associated with rancidity and oxidation and protects essential fatty acids from molecular damage.
Scientific Data:Studies have shown that vitamin E has a relationship to elevated risks of certain kinds of cancers, fibrocystic breast disease and certain neurologic disorders.
Recommendations:Use organic sources of vitamin E which are better assimilated than synthetic varieties. They are designated by a d as in d-alpha tocopherol and synthetic products begin with a dl. Water soluble forms of vitamin E are very expensive and not necessarily worth it.

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