Benefits of Vitamin E
Vitamin E is a nutrient that’s important to vision, reproduction, and the health of your blood, brain and skin. Vitamin E also has antioxidant properties. . . . If you take vitamin E for its antioxidant properties, keep in mind that the supplement might not offer the same benefits as naturally occurring antioxidants in food. Foods rich in vitamin E include canola oil, olive oil, margarine, almonds and peanuts. You can also get vitamin E from meats, dairy, leafy greens and fortified cereals. Vitamin E is also available as an oral supplement in capsules or drops. The recommended daily amount of vitamin E for adults is 15 milligrams a day. . . .Caution: Most people get enough vitamin E from a balanced diet.