Vitamin E

Post image for Antioxidants help arteries stay healthy in people at risk for heart disease

(NaturalNews) Antioxidants are substances that protect cells against the effects of free radicals — molecules produced when the body breaks down food or is exposed to environmental toxins and radiation. Free radicals are believed to play a role in heart disease, cancer and other disorders. So it makes sense that antioxidants could help protect or […]

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Post image for Higher vitamin E intake tied to lower dementia risk

(Reuters Health) – Older adults who get plenty of vitamin E in their diets may have a somewhat lower risk of developing dementia than those who consume less of the nutrient, a study published Monday suggests.
Researchers found that among 5,400 Dutch adults age 55 and older, the one-third who reported the highest vitamin E intake […]

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Post image for When dieting, watch your vitamins: study

By Lynne Peeples
(Reuters Health) – When weighing the benefits of one weight-loss plan over another, dieters may want to consider what else might be cut with the calories and carbs, suggests a new study.
More than $30 billion a year is spent on weight loss products in the U.S., with one in three adults reportedly trying […]

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Post image for Vitamin E shows immune boosting potential: Study

Tocotrienols, a form of vitamin E, may enhance the function of immune cells and help ensure healthy immune function as we age, suggests new data from Tufts University.
Immune function and the activity of T cells naturally declines with age, but daily supplements of a mixture of the four types of tocotrienol led to improvements in […]

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Post image for Vitamin combo may delay aging: Mouse study

A cocktail of vitamins, minerals and herbals may delay the major aspects of the ageing process and extend lifespan by 10 per cent, according to a mouse study from Canada.
Mice fed a supplement containing 30 dietary ingredients did not experience a 50 per cent loss in daily movement like other non-supplemented animals, according to findings […]

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Post image for Vitamin E Helps Treat Common Liver Disease

(HealthDay News) — A new study has identified vitamin E as a treatment that can provide relief for many of the estimated 10 million Americans who have the most common chronic liver disease.
“This clearly shows that vitamin E is effective for treatment of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis who don’t have active diabetes,” said study author […]

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