What is the recommended dosage of Vitamin E for an adult:
30- 1,200 IU
What is the molecular formula:
The a-tocopherol form of vitamin E.
What does Vitamin E do in the body:
As an antioxidant, it protects body cells and helps maintain normal red blood cells.
What foods contain and are a good source of Vitamin E:
What does a deficiency in Vitamin E cause:
Deficiency is very rare; mild hemolytic anemia in newborn infants.
What are the symptoms of Vitamin E deficiency:
Infant symptoms: Irritability, Edema
Anemia in adults
What happens if you overdose on the vitamin:
Increased congestive heart failure is seen in one large randomized study.
What is the scientific name: Tocopherols, tocotrienols
When was the vitamin discovered: 1922