Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat soluble Vitamin and also it is acts as Anti-oxidant. Vitamin E is very helpful for our skin and also treat different disease , so let’s know today some important points about Vitamin E.

Vitamin E function

  • Vitamin E prevents us from UV-rays side-effects and also from Anti-ageing .
  • Its act as Anti-oxidant so it is protect our skin damage caused by free radical formation ( free radical are compound found in our body when our body convert food into Energy ) .
  • It act’s as Anti-oxidant that stop the production of ROS ( Reactive Oxygen species – It is highly reactive chemical molecules formed due to the electron acceptability of Oxygen ).
  • Vitamin E widen the blood vessels so it’s prevents the blood clotting.

Treat some disease condition

  • Atopic dermatitis ( an itchy Inflammation of the skin ).
  • Fatty liver disease (accumulation of liver )
  • Slowing the progression of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

Note : Vitamin E when taken with Vitamin C then it’s absorption increase .

Source of Vitamin E

Wheat germ oil is a richest source of Vitamin E . Wheat germ oil is extracted from the kernel of wheat germ .

  • Vegetable oil : Wheat germ , sunflower , safflower , Soyabean oil .
  • Nuts : Almond , Peanuts , hazelnut.
  • Seed : Sunflower seeds .
  • Green leafy vegetable : Spinach , Broccoli.
  • Fortified breakfast Cereals , fruit juice .

Note : Vitamin E can be taken in excessive form it can’t harm but the condition is it is in natural form if it is in synthetic form then can cause disease.

Vitamin E deficiency cause

  • Chronic Pancreatitis – prolonged Inflammation of the pancreas gland .
  • Cholestasis – It is a condition in which the flow of bile from the liver stop or slows .
  • Cystic fibrosis – It is a life threatening disorder which damage the Respiratory and digestive system . In that it damage the cell that secrets the mucus by that thick and sticky mucus secret.
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis – It known as Primary biliary cholangitis today . It is an autoimmune disease of the liver . Slow progressive destruction of the bile duct of the liver causing bile and other toxins to build up in our liver and also cause cholestasis.
  • Crohn’s disease – A chronic inflammatory disease that affect the lining of the digestive system.
  • Short bowel syndrome or simply short gut – It is a malabsorption disorder due to non functional activity of Small intestine . Primary symptoms is Diarrhoea and dehydration.
  • Nerve and muscle damage that result in loss of feeling in the arm and legs .
  • Loss of body movement control.
  • Muscle weakness
  • Vision problem
  • Weakened immune system

Vitamin E work for the physiological process in sperm and due to lack of Vitamin person may face Infertility.

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