VITAMIN E Deficiency
As we eat more processed foods the amount of vitamin E in
our diet continues to plummet. On this page, we will show
you risks of not getting enough vitamin E.
sign of vitamin E deficiency
are lipofuscin or age
Side Effects of Vitamin E Deficiency
symptoms accompany a vitamin E deficiency, making it hard to
detect. A brownish pigmentation of the skin, called age
spots or lipofuscin, may signal the problem, but only a
blood test can confirm that vitamin E levels are too low.
When diseases of the liver, gall bladder, or pancreas reduce
intestinal absorption, a mild deficiency of vitamin E can
result. A diet of processed foods that's very low in fat
might also cause a deficiency.
Vitamin E deficiency
can occur in newborn babies, especially those born
prematurely, because the mother doesn't transfer much
vitamin E to the developing fetus until the last few weeks
The deficiency can cause hemolytic
anemia, a condition in which the red blood cells are so
fragile they rupture.
As we mentioned earlier, it has
become increasingly difficult a sufficient amount of vitamin
E in our diet. In our final section, we will look at the
safety and utility of vitamin E supplements.
digestive tract requires fat to absorb vitamin E, people
with fat-malabsorption disorders are more likely to become
deficient than people without such disorders. Deficiency
symptoms include peripheral neuropathy, ataxia, skeletal
myopathy, retinopathy, and impairment of the immune response
. People with Crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis, or an
inability to secrete bile from the liver into the digestive
tract, for example, often pass greasy stools or have chronic
Haveing more vitamin E into your daily
diet helps to increase your sex drive. Having foods with
vitamin E helps to raise the testosterone levels in your
body. Without enough testosterone in your body, your sexual
stamina and sexual interest may wane. When sex drive levels
plummet, adding vitamin E to your diet is a natural way to
help. It is recommended to take 400IU per day of vitamin E
to prevent or treat sexual dysfunction like depressed sex
drive that may result from hormonal imbalances.
With Vitamin E
Almonds are one
the best vitamin E foods. Just an ounce of almonds offers a
whopping 7.4 milligrams of vitamin E. You can also get your
vitamin E needs in the form of almond milk and almond oils.
We would recommend eating raw almonds, if possible.
2. Raw Seeds
Selectraw seeds, such as
sunflower,pumpkinand sesame, are another common food with
vitamin E. In fact, eating just ¼ of a cup of sunflower
seeds gives you 90.5% of your recommended daily value,
making them one of the best vitamin E foods you can eat
3. Swiss Chard
Swiss chard is easily one of the healthiest vegetables you
can eat on a daily basis. Just one cup of boiled swiss
chard greens will provide you with almost 17% of your daily
4. Mustard Greens
Not only are they one of the best vitamin E foods,
Eating just one cup of boiled mustard greens contains about
14% of your daily dietary requirements.
Spinach is one of the best leafy greens you can add to your
diet. . Just one cup of boiled spinach will provide you with
approximately 20% of your daily needs.
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