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And What is it Exactly you do, Vitamin E?

Chances are, you’ve heard of Vitamin E and can assume that like most vitamins there is some sort of job or function. But do we really know what it does for us? Vitamin E is actually the commonplace name for “tocopherol” and is available in four different forms. It’s a fat-soluble antioxidant, which also can only be obtained as a food supplement. The most widely known health benefits of vitamin E are: -protection against toxins in air pollution -alleviating premenstrual syndrome, -aids in eye disorders, such as cataracts -helps with neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease -and can help with diabetes Vitamin E also contains antioxidant properties, meaning it helps remove unstable compounds that damage the cell structure, also known …