The essential vitamin that protects against Alzheimer’s and cancer

The vitamin that protects cells from the action of free radicals, but also from diseases such as Alzheimer’s and cancer, is vitamin E. Moreover, it has an essential role in ensuring the body’s immunity and ensures the health of the skin. Being one of the four most soluble vitamins that is vital for the proper functioning of the body.

The benefits of vitamin E oil derive from two key characteristics: its antioxidant properties, which can fight inflammation and slow the effects of free radicals, and have properties that lead to good skin hydration. Specifically, vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body from the action of free radicals.

Here are the benefits of vitamin E oil for skin

  • Ensures skin hydration. Vitamin E is found in many moisturizers, and the oil can be used as a moisturizer to prevent or treat dry skin.
  • Heals wounds. Some studies suggest that vitamin E supplements may promote wound healing.
  • Reduces skin itching. Especially if there is eczema on the skin. Also, keeping your skin hydrated helps prevent dry skin and prevent symptoms such as itching. Any type of skin-safe oil can provide these benefits.

Health benefits of vitamin E

  • Protects the heart. There are studies that support that a correct intake of vitamin E, either in the form of a supplement or naturally, from food, reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Above all, it reduces the possibility of a heart attack.
  • It protects the brain. Researchers say that one of the roles of vitamin E is to slow the onset of dementia. But, the necessary dose of vitamin E can be told and indicated only by the doctor. Moreover, there are researchers who say that vitamin E could slow the worsening of memory loss in people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • It ensures the proper functioning of the immune system. Moreover, some researchers believe that it can even increase the efficiency of the body’s defense against diseases, specifically viruses or bacteria.
  • Helps maintain eye health.
  • It is a good liver detoxifier, protecting it.
  • It ensures the metabolism of amino acids and fatty acids.
  • Taking vitamin E by mouth seems to be able to relieve anxiety and depression in some women who have PMS discomfort.
  • Vitamin E is part of the skin’s defense system against free radicals, protecting the skin from the effects of UV radiation.

Vitamin E deficiency

Vitamin E deficiency is found in malnourished people. The main symptoms are usually neurological. For example, the person concerned may have problems with loss of balance and coordination, nerve or retinal damage, or mood disorders are present.

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Recommended daily dose

Specialists say that the recommended daily dose for adults is 15 mg, for children between 9 and 13 years old, 11 mg, and between 4 and 8 years old, 7 mg. Those who are between 1 and 3 years old, the dose is 6 mg. Careful! Doctors say that excessive dosage can be harmful to health, can be toxic and lead to symptoms such as fatigue, muscle cramps or diarrhea.

That’s why only your doctor can tell you which foods rich in vitamin E to eat or what dose of vitamin E is necessary for you. For example, too much vitamin E from dietary supplements can cause blood clotting problems or hinder the natural healing process of wounds. In addition, it can cause nausea and headaches, and in extremely severe cases, it can lead to cranial bleeding.

The main dietary sources of vitamin E are:

Best sources of vitamin E: Nuts, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, almonds, hazelnuts, almonds, sea buckthorn, avocado, olive oil, spinach, broccoli, kiwi, mango and tomatoes.

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