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Vitamin E is a nutrient that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Vitamin E helps prevent cell damage caused by free radicals (highly reactive chemicals). It is fat-soluble (can dissolve in fats and oils) and is found in seeds, nuts, leafy vegetables, and vegetable oils. Not enough vitamin E can result in infertility (the inability to produce children). It is being studied in the prevention and treatment of some types of cancer. Vitamin E is a type of antioxidant.
Pasta consumption in children and adolescents linked to better diet quality

Pasta consumption in children and adolescents linked to better diet quality

TUM study shows link between zinc supply in the body and cardiac function

TUM study shows link between zinc supply in the body and cardiac function

Insilico Medicine announces launch of intelligently-formulated nutraceuticals in Europe

Insilico Medicine announces launch of intelligently-formulated nutraceuticals in Europe

Researchers discover how fat soluble vitamins may offer viable solution for treating cystic fibrosis

Researchers discover how fat soluble vitamins may offer viable solution for treating cystic fibrosis

Supplemental use of vitamin E and selenium did not forestall dementia, study finds

Supplemental use of vitamin E and selenium did not forestall dementia, study finds

Vitamin E supplements may offer protection against contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury

Vitamin E supplements may offer protection against contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E, new research shows

People with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E, new research shows

Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton

Oral vitamin spray or topical magnesium spray can help beat the blues, says TV chef Tonia Buxton

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

Vitamin D supplements encouraged to eliminate deficiencies in new borns

Vitamin D supplements encouraged to eliminate deficiencies in new borns

Folic acid supplements can reduce risk of having pregnancy affected by neural tube defects

Folic acid supplements can reduce risk of having pregnancy affected by neural tube defects

Study strengthens therapeutic potential for niacin-based diet in treatment of Parkinson's disease

Study strengthens therapeutic potential for niacin-based diet in treatment of Parkinson's disease

Risk of skin cancer does not dissuade indoor tanning habits of college students, study shows

Risk of skin cancer does not dissuade indoor tanning habits of college students, study shows

Fish sauce may help provide better nutrition for mothers and young children

Fish sauce may help provide better nutrition for mothers and young children

UI scientists reveal how high-dose vitamin C damages cancer cells

UI scientists reveal how high-dose vitamin C damages cancer cells

Studies reveal long-term effects of gastric bypass surgery in severely obese teenagers

Studies reveal long-term effects of gastric bypass surgery in severely obese teenagers

Monthly high dose of vitamin D lowers respiratory infections in older adults

Monthly high dose of vitamin D lowers respiratory infections in older adults

Scientists use pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in laboratory

Scientists use pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues in laboratory

Scientists develop breakthrough technique that uses light to activate drug stored in red blood cells

Scientists develop breakthrough technique that uses light to activate drug stored in red blood cells