Typical Vitamin E is based on scientific research that dates back some 70 years. In 1944 the International Unit (IU) for vitamin E potency was established and it remains unchanged today. Despite advancement in modern scientific technologies, most dietary supplement manufacturers fail to act on this current research. Even more surprising is this test measures […]
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Vitamin E in Foods
By Dale Fowkes on August 30, 2013 in Blog, International Unit
Compared to supplements, there is a surprisingly small amount of vitamin E in foods. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) publishes a Nutrient Database with an immense amount of information. You can search this database to find out what foods contain certain nutrients and in what amounts. You can also search to find what […]
What can Vitamin E do for me?
By Dale Fowkes on August 8, 2013 in Antioxidant, Blog, Immune Function, Typical Vitamin E, Vitamin E8
What can Vitamin E do for me? Vitamin E protects cells from the damage caused by free radicals formed when food is converted into energy. People are also exposed to free radicals from cigarette smoke, air pollution, and ultraviolet light from the sun. When cells are protected, so are we. Because of this, vitamin E […]