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Natural Vitamin E

400 IU, 90 softgels
Item# 01863

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Natural Vitamin E

Multi-benefit health essential

400 IU, 90 softgels
Item# 01863

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  • Natural Vitamin E
  • 400 IU, 90 softgels
  • Item Catalog Number: 01863

There was a long-standing debate as to whether natural or synthetic vitamin E is better. For most vitamins, there is no difference between natural and synthetic. With vitamin E, however, the natural form has proven far superior.1-8

Natural vitamin E is distributed through the body much better than the synthetic form.9-12

The reason is that specific carrier proteins in the liver selectively bind to natural vitamin E and transport it through the blood to cells throughout the body. These carrier proteins only recognize a portion of synthetic vitamin E and ignore the remainder.13-16

Japanese researchers gave natural or synthetic vitamin E to young women to measure how much vitamin E actually made it into their blood. It took only 100 mg of natural vitamin E to produce blood levels that required 300 mg of synthetic vitamin E.17

Life Extension’s Vitamin E softgels provide only the better utilized natural vitamin E.

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  7. Free Radic Biol Med. 2004 Jan 1;36(1):1-15.
  8. N Engl J Med. 1996 May 2;334(18):1156-62.
  9. J Plant Physiol. 2005 Jul;162(7):790-6.
  10. J Nutr Biochem. 2004 Jul;15(7):380-95.
  11. Nutrition. 2001 Oct;17(10):799-805.
  12. Mol Aspects Med. 2007 Oct-Dec;28(5-6):423-36. 
  13. Annu Rev Nutr. 2007;27:347-62. 
  14. Vitam Horm. 2007;76:1-21. 
  15. Vitam Horm. 2007;76:45-65. 
  16. J Biol Chem. 2008 Jun 27;283(26):17797-804.
  17. Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 Mar;65(3):785-9. 

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 softgel

Amount Per Serving

Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopherol from sunflower oil)

400 IU

Other ingredients: gelatin, glycerin, purified water.

Non-GMO

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) softgel daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Caution

If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.

Warnings

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