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What is vitamin E used for?

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Vitamin E is key for strong immunity and healthy skin and eyes. In recent years, vitamin E supplements have become popular as antioxidants. These are substances that protect cells from damage. However, the risks and benefits of taking vitamin E supplements are still unclear.

From: Vitamin E WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: "Vitamin E."

Office of Dietary Supplement: "Vitamin E."

Tribble, D.L. , February 1999. Circulation

Miller, E.R. III , 2005. Annals of Internal Medicine

Lonn, E. 2005. Journal of the American Medical Association,

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Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

SOURCES:

Longe, J., ed. , second edition, 2004. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: "Vitamin E."

Office of Dietary Supplement: "Vitamin E."

Tribble, D.L. , February 1999. Circulation

Miller, E.R. III , 2005. Annals of Internal Medicine

Lonn, E. 2005. Journal of the American Medical Association,

Hayden, K.M. 2007. The American Journal of Medicine,

Smedts, H.P. , 2009. BJOG

Lawson, K.A. , 2007. Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on June 12, 2017

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