Vitamin E & Eye Health


Foods high in Vitamin E

Vitamin E can be found in vegetable oils, almonds, pecans, wheat germ, sunflower seeds and nuts. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and one of a number of nutrients called antioxidants.  It can help block some of the damage caused by toxic by-products released when the body transforms food into energy or when the body fights off infection.

Cataract & Vitamin E

Some research suggests that Vitamin E may help prevent cataracts.

Macular Degeneration & Vitamin E

Age related macular degeneration is a progressive disease, which affects a lot of people.  There is no cure for it but research suggests that vitamin E, can help to prevent it.

It may be advisable to take vitamin E liquid supplements as a preventative measure, if you are approaching the age group where there is increased risk of developing cataract and macular degeneration.  Advice should be sought from an eye care professional.

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