Natural source vitamin E helps reduce oxidation of LDL cholesterol and maintain a healthy heart.
Natural source Vitamin E has approximately twice the bioavailability of synthetic vitamin E, which means it is more readily absorbed by the body.
Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant.
It also helps reduce oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol and maintain a healthy heart.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant vitamin, directly involved in preventing free radical activity and lipid peroxidation (damage to polyunsaturated fatty acids in cell membranes). The action of vitamin E on the skin and blood vessels is likely to be due to its antioxidant actions.
Free radicals may be generated by essentially normal metabolism and lifestyle factors such as exposure to cigarette smoke, alcohol intake, certain preservatives in food (eg. nitrates), by ozone, chlorine, rancid food and excess dietary fats. Diets high in polyunsaturated fats increase Vitamin E requirements.
What else should I know?
Active Ingredients Per Capsule: Vitamin E (natural) 500 IU (d-alpha-Tocopherol 335 mg)
Adults - Take 2 capsules daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed.
Children (from 6 years to 12 years) - We recommend Blackmores Vitamin E 100 IU capsules.
Children (under 6 years) - Only as professionally prescribed.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin. Vitamin E may increase the risk of bleeding with this medication.
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