Are you often prone to diseases due to immunity deficient? None of us would like to give a chance of any illness to affect our health. So it’s good to start consuming more vitamin E in your daily diet. This vitamin is an antioxidant that helps strengthen your immune system. It protects you against viruses, bacteria and some diseases. These can also affect the cardiovascular system.
The benefits of vitamin E do not stop there. It is also known as ‘life and youth’ vitamin. It helps to nullify the action of free radicals on the skin. Hence accelerating the aging process slows down.
For a healthy adult, consuming about 15 mg of this vitamin daily is good. These are available through a balanced diet. Whole grains, foods of plant origin, vegetable oils and seeds are rich food with vitamins.
Do not know which foods contain vitamin E ? Then see our following list and change your menu:
- Raw almonds, almond milk, and almond oils
- Sunflower seed
- Flaxseed and sunflower seeds
- Green leafy vegetables
- Egg yolk
- Parsley and parsley
- Oils from: corn, soy, safflower, peanut and wheat germ
- Extra virgin olive oil
Vitamin E provides innumerable benefits to our health. Lack of this vitamin can cause neurological dysfunctions like.. Loss of reflexes, balance problems, lack of coordination, and walking difficulties. Also, its deficiency may lead to abnormal platelet activity.
In rare cases, it may also lead to infertility, difficulty in getting pregnant. Even there are few cases of miscarriage due to Vitamin E deficiency.
The good news is that the lack of vitamin E is very rare. It occurs only in individuals with fat malabsorption syndromes. Few examples are Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and celiac disease.
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