FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $69.99

What Is The Benefit Of Intake Of Vitamin E Capsules?

Written by:

Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

What is the benefit of intake of Vitamin E capsules? One of the benefits of Vitamin E is the antioxidant effects which is its ability to fight off diseases. It acts as a powerful antioxidant by reducing the markers of oxidative stress. Vitamin E can be consumed naturally through food such as seeds, nuts, vegetables, and fortified products. And it also can be consumed through a dietary supplement.

What is the benefit of intake of Vitamin E capsules? Photo Credit: iStock-yulka3ice

Research Studies on Vitamin E

A 2021 research study showed that supplementing Vitamin C and Vitamin E daily for 8 weeks reduced oxidative markers for oxidative stress.

Research studies have shown that Vitamin E supplementation can reduce heart disease, reduce bad cholesterol levels. Some research studies have revealed that taking Vitamin E with omega 3 supplements can reduce LDL and triglyceride levels.

Dysmenorrhea is a frequent problem with women in terms of severe and frequent menstruation which results into pelvic pain and cramps. There is some research that has shown that Vitamin E supplements can reduce menstruation pain.

There was a 2018 research study that showed 100 women that had dysmenorrhea took 200IU of Vitamin E relieved their menstruation problems more than the placebo group.

A 2021 study showed that supplementing Vitamin E and Vitamin C daily for 2 months reduced the severity of pelvic pain and dysmenorrhea in women with endometriosis.

“Vitamin E can be consumed naturally through food such as seeds, nuts, vegetables, and fortified products.” Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert Obi Obadike

Some of the foods that contain Vitamin E are:

1 medium Tomato- 5% of the DV

½ cup of Mango- 5% of the DV

½ cup of Boiled Broccoli- 8% of the DV

1 medium Kiwi- 7% of the DV

½ cup of Spinach-13% of the DV

How much Vitamin E you should take daily according to the National Institutes of health:

Age- 0 to 6 months- 4mg

7-12 months- 5mg

1-3 years- 6mg

4-8 years- 7mg

9-13 years- 11mg

14 years or older-15mg

Pregnant Individuals- 15mg

Lactating Individuals- 15mg

Some of the health risks of too much Vitamin E are:

There are studies that have shown that consuming too much Vitamin E can cause prostate cancer in healthy men. Too much Vitamin E can also increase the risk of bleeding. According to the National Institutes of Health the tolerable limit of Vitamin E is at a limit of 1000 mg per day.

Vitamin E supplements are linked to a couple of other health benefits from studies such as:

  • Improving the benefits of cognitive health- studies have shown it has improved cognitive conditions in patients that have Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Improving Lung Health- Studies have shown it has improved symptoms of asthma in children and adults.
  • Improved Skin Health- Studies have shown it has improved the benefits of skin disorders.

If you don’t want to take Vitamin E supplements then you can get it through food such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds. Supplementation should only be done if you don’t get enough of this Vitamin E nutrients from food.

The Bottom Line Vitamin E is an important fat-soluble nutrient that can be consumed through food or supplements. You would only take Vitamin E supplements if you don’t get enough of it from food. If you eat vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds regularly you should get enough Vitamin E nutrients in your body.

If you have any interest in trying any of our Ethical Supplement products to help you heighten your immune system or assist you with your fitness, weight loss or health goals. You can go to

https://offer.ethicalinc.com/suppressant-offer/

References

  1. National Institutes Of Health- https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminE-HealthProfessional/
  2. Vivarelli F, Canistro D, Cirillo S, Papi A, Spisni E, Vornoli A, Croce CMD, Longo V, Franchi P, Filippi S, Lucarini M, Zanzi C, Rotondo F, Lorenzini A, Marchionni S, Paolini M. Co-carcinogenic effects of vitamin E in prostate. Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 12;9(1):11636. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-48213-1. PMID: 31406187; PMCID: PMC6690912.
  3. Ghaffari J, Farid Hossiani R, Khalilian A, Nahanmoghadam N, Salehifar E, Rafatpanah H. Vitamin e supplementation, lung functions and clinical manifestations in children with moderate asthma: a randomized double blind placebo- controlled trial. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Apr;13(2):98-103. PMID: 24338254.
  4. Burbank AJ, Duran CG, Pan Y, Burns P, Jones S, Jiang Q, Yang C, Jenkins S, Wells H, Alexis N, Kesimer M, Bennett WD, Zhou H, Peden DB, Hernandez ML. Gamma tocopherol-enriched supplement reduces sputum eosinophilia and endotoxin-induced sputum neutrophilia in volunteers with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Apr;141(4):1231-1238.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.06.029. Epub 2017 Jul 20. PMID: 28736267; PMCID: PMC5775926.
  5. Hanson C, Lyden E, Furtado J, Campos H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Litonjua AA. Serum tocopherol levels and vitamin E intake are associated with lung function in the normative aging study. Clin Nutr. 2016 Feb;35(1):169-174. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.01.020. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PMID: 25715694; PMCID: PMC4529394.
  6. Browne D, McGuinness B, Woodside JV, McKay GJ. Vitamin E and Alzheimer’s disease: what do we know so far? Clin Interv Aging. 2019 Jul 18;14:1303-1317. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S186760. PMID: 31409980; PMCID: PMC6645610.
  7. Lakhan R, Sharma M, Batra K, Beatty FB. The Role of Vitamin E in Slowing Down Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Narrative Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2021 Nov 18;9(11):1573. doi: 10.3390/healthcare9111573. PMID: 34828619; PMCID: PMC8625211.
  8. Teo CWL, Tay SHY, Tey HL, Ung YW, Yap WN. Vitamin E in Atopic Dermatitis: From Preclinical to Clinical Studies. Dermatology. 2021;237(4):553-564. doi: 10.1159/000510653. Epub 2020 Oct 16. PMID: 33070130.
  9. Amini L, Chekini R, Nateghi MR, Haghani H, Jamialahmadi T, Sathyapalan T, Sahebkar A. The Effect of Combined Vitamin C and Vitamin E Supplementation on Oxidative Stress Markers in Women with Endometriosis: A Randomized, Triple-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Pain Res Manag. 2021 May 26;2021:5529741. doi: 10.1155/2021/5529741. PMID: 34122682; PMCID: PMC8172324.
  10. Sadeghi N, Paknezhad F, Rashidi Nooshabadi M, Kavianpour M, Jafari Rad S, Khadem Haghighian H. Vitamin E and fish oil, separately or in combination, on treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a double-blind, randomized clinical trial. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2018 Sep;34(9):804-808. doi: 10.1080/09513590.2018.1450377. Epub 2018 Mar 15. PMID: 29542390.
  11. Asbaghi O, Choghakhori R, Abbasnezhad A. Effect of Omega-3 and vitamin E co-supplementation on serum lipids concentrations in overweight patients with metabolic disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2019 Jul-Aug;13(4):2525-2531. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2019.07.001. Epub 2019 Jul 9. PMID: 31405672.
  12. Amini L, Chekini R, Nateghi MR, Haghani H, Jamialahmadi T, Sathyapalan T, Sahebkar A. The Effect of Combined Vitamin C and Vitamin E Supplementation on Oxidative Stress Markers in Women with Endometriosis: A Randomized, Triple-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Pain Res Manag. 2021 May 26;2021:5529741. doi: 10.1155/2021/5529741. PMID: 34122682; PMCID: PMC8172324.

More great content you may like

More great content you may like

Before you finish your last lap...

Don’t miss any of our great newsletters.