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What Is Added Vitamin E?

Vitamin E is one of the vitamins that often are added in fortified foods. Vitamin E is an antioxidant and important for our overall health.

Vitamin E is not one vitamin, it is the collective name of eight different compounds, where the most bioavailable compound is alpha-tocopherol.

Added Vitamin E In Foods

Vitamin E is found naturally in some foods and added to others. Food companies add vitamin E to different foods like breakfast cereals, fruit juices, margarine, and spreads. They fortified the foods by having the vitamin added to them. (source 🗗)

Benefits Of Vitamin E

You should be able to get the amount of vitamin E you need through your diet. Vitamin E deficiency is rare, even with those who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. Vitamin E helps maintain healthy skin and eyes and strengthens the immune system. (source 🗗)

You can find more benefits of vitamin E in Vitamin E: 2 Research-Backed Benefits .

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I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!