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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.
Antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in CF patients, finds study

Antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in CF patients, finds study

Nutraceuticals could play an important role in preventing heart disease

Nutraceuticals could play an important role in preventing heart disease

Healthy diet can be key to preventing age-related macular degeneration

Healthy diet can be key to preventing age-related macular degeneration

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD

Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD

Steps to take for boosting immune system and maintaining a healthy body

Steps to take for boosting immune system and maintaining a healthy body

American Heart Association certifies select peanuts with Heart-Check mark

American Heart Association certifies select peanuts with Heart-Check mark

MIND diet shows potential to slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors

MIND diet shows potential to slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Top nutrients needed to boost mood and energy levels on Blue Monday

Top nutrients needed to boost mood and energy levels on Blue Monday

Global study on stroke prevention in high-risk AF patients

Global study on stroke prevention in high-risk AF patients

Lack of sunlight may be to blame for winter weight gain

Lack of sunlight may be to blame for winter weight gain

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

University of Montana researchers make discovery on unusual gene evolution in bacteria

University of Montana researchers make discovery on unusual gene evolution in bacteria

Study suggests vitamin C enhances tuberculosis drugs effectiveness

Study suggests vitamin C enhances tuberculosis drugs effectiveness

Adequate intake of choline during pregnancy could provide cognitive benefits for offspring

Adequate intake of choline during pregnancy could provide cognitive benefits for offspring

Study highlights link between vitamin K insufficiency and cardiovascular mortality

Study highlights link between vitamin K insufficiency and cardiovascular mortality

Using vitamin supplements before and during pregnancy may be linked to lower risk for ASD in children

Using vitamin supplements before and during pregnancy may be linked to lower risk for ASD in children