Find answers to questions we are often asked about our vitamins.
Vitamin E repairs damaged muscle membranes and protects intracellular structures from breaking down. With its antioxidant properties it fights off free radicals that develop as the cells burn oxygen. The effects of Vitamin E on people with leg muscle cramps have been extremely positive. Consult your doctor before taking supplements for maximum benefits.
Vitamin E is widely known for its antioxidant properties. It shields the skin and hair follicles from environmental damage, by destroying free radicals. In hair health, Vitamin E supports the microcirculation and oxygenation of the scalp. In skin health, Vitamin E protects skin from roughness, dehydration and wrinkling.
Naturally occurring Vitamin E is found in plant-based oils, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables. Fortification of the vitamin is common in the form of Gamma – tocopherol in canola, soy and other vegetable oils. The best natural sources of Vitamin E so far are wheat germ oil and sunflower seeds.
In our body, free radicals are produced due to various factors like pollution, stress, excessive physical activity etc. This leads to oxidative stress which damages and weakens our cells. Vitamin E supplements help in reducing oxidative stress and fighting off these free radicles. Those who do not follow a balanced, healthy nutritious diet may have less than the recommended amounts of Vitamin E in their body. Taking supplements in such cases may be highly beneficial and could potentially prevent an array of chronic diseases.
It is best to take Evion during or after a meal.
If you or anyone else accidentally swallows more than the recommended dose, do not panic as it is unlikely to cause any serious harm. You may experience stomach upset. Obtain medical advice from your doctor immediately.
Vitamin E deficiency in adults is mostly due to slower and lower vitamin absorption in the intestine, which can result in an array of symptoms such as muscle weakness, numbness, ataxia, skeletal neuropathy and impairment of the immune response. At its worst, it can also affect the retina and impair vision.
Did You Know?
There are 200 different types of cells in your body.
Vitamin E can't be produced in your body and must be obtained from diet / supplementation.
Our body makes 2 to 3 million red blood cells every second.