Buy Weil Nutritional Supplements - Vitamin E Complex - 60 Vegetarian Capsules at LuckyVitamin.com

    Weil Nutritional Supplements - Vitamin E Complex - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

    We're sorry, we no longer carry this item.

    Don't fret

    Check out these suggested similar and related items below. Happy shopping!


    Weil Nutritional Supplements - Vitamin E Complex - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

    • Code#:69267
    • Manufacturer:Weil Nutritional Supplements
    • Size/Form:60  Vegetarian Capsules
    • Packaged Ship Weight:0.50
    • Servings:60
    • Dosage Size:1  Capsule(s)

    Weil Nutritional Supplements Vitamin E Complex - 60 Vegetarian Capsules

    Dr. Weil's exclusive blend of tocopherols and tocotrienols. Weil Nutritional Supplements Vitamin E Complex contains 17mg of tocotrienols from palm oil in addition to 130mg of mixed natural tocopherols. Vitamin E Complex formula is combined in such a way that it provides the full spectrum of tocopherols and tocotrienols as nature provides them. The Weil Vitamin E Complex is a proprietary blend of natural mixed tocopherols and palm tocotrienols which, in addition to important antioxidant effects, have widespread and critical functions in the body including protective actions on the nervous system. 

    Facts About Vitamin E

    What is vitamin E?
    Vitamin E is a powerful, fat-soluble antioxidant that helps protect cell membranes against damage caused by free radicals and prevents the oxidation of LDL cholesterol. The term vitamin E encompasses a group of eight compounds, called tocopherols and tocotrienols, that comprise the vitamin complex as it is found in nature.

    Why is vitamin E necessary?
    Knowing the facts about vitamin E is important. Vitamin E is necessary for structural and functional maintenance of skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle. It also assists in the formation of red blood cells and helps to maintain stores of vitamins A and K, iron, and selenium. It may have a positive effect on immune health, protect against the oxidative damage that can lead to heart disease, have preventive effects against cancer, help relieve symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, and may help prevent some diabetes-related damage, particularly to the eyes.

    What are the signs of a deficiency?
    Vitamin E deficiency is rare in humans. People who cannot absorb dietary fat or who have rare disorders of fat metabolism cannot absorb vitamin E. Premature or very low birth weight infants, and individuals with rare genetic abnormalities in the alpha-tocopherol transfer protein may also be at risk. Symptoms include greasy stools, chronic diarrhea and an inability to secrete bile.

    How much, and what kind, does an adult need?
    According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for adults older than 14-years is 15 mg (or 22.5 IU); pregnant women of any age should get 15 mg (or 22.5 IU); and breastfeeding women of any age should take 19 mg (or 28.5 IU).

    Dr. Weil recommends supplementing with vitamin E that provides a minimum daily dose of 80 mg of the whole complex, including mixed tocopherols and mixed tocotrienols. It should provide at least 10 mg of tocotrienols. If you can't find that, look for a product with mixed natural tocopherols (400 to 800 IU daily). Avoid dl-alpha-tocopherol, the synthetic form.

    How much does a child need?
    The NIH's RDA and Adequate Intake (AI) for children ages 1-3 years is 6 mg/day (9 IU/day); for children 4-8 years 7 mg/day (10.5 IU/day); and for children 9-13 years, 11 mg/day (16.5 IU/day).

    How do you get enough vitamin E from foods?
    Good food sources of vitamin E include vegetable oils, avocados, spinach, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, nuts, and whole grains.

    Are there any risks associated with too much vitamin E?
    Except for an anticoagulant effect, vitamin E has no known toxicity or side effects. Vitamin E in very high doses may interfere with the body's ability to clot blood, posing a risk to people already taking prescribed blood thinners.



    Suggested Use

    Back to top of page

    Take one vegetarian liquid-filled capsule daily with a meal.

    If you are pregnant or lactating, consult a health care professional before using this product.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    Reviews Icon

    Be the first to review and be entered to win:

    $100 GIVEAWAY!

    Submit a quality product review for any gift item and you'll be automatically entered to win a $100 Gift Certificate! Write a review

    Manufacturer Info

    Back to top of page
    3375 North Delaware Avenue
    Palisades, NY,
    Phone: 4802224863 Fax: 4802224863 Visit website

    About Weil Nutritional Supplements

    Andrew Weil, M.D., has devoted the past thirty years to developing, practicing, and teaching others about the principles of integrative medicine. The founder of Weil Lifestyle, Llc, the leading resource for integrative medicine education, information, products, and services, Dr. Weil combines a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine to provide a unique approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. He is a clinical professor of medicine and the founder and director of the program in integrative medicine (pim) at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Weil received both his medical degree and his undergraduate AB degree in biology (botany) from Harvard University

     

    *The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by LuckyVitamin.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

    Related Products

    Back to top of page