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Vitamin E: 2 Research-Backed Benefits

All vitamin E compounds have antioxidant properties and are involved in our immune function, meaning that it might help us fight off bacteria and viruses.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of vitamin e that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about vitamin e named What Is Vitamin E? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of Vitamin E

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of vitamin e.

1. Immune System

Vitamin E - Immune System

About this claim

Our body's immune system protects us from bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances. A well-functioning immune system is critical for survival. Consuming enough right nutrients in your diet is required for the health and function of all immune cells, according to research. Specific nutrients might help with modulating your immune system for it to work at its best.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 34 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

2. Oxidative Stress

Vitamin E - Oxidative Stress

About this claim

Oxidative stress is an imbalance of free radicals and antioxidants in the body. It can lead to cell and tissue damage. Several studies have shown that some nutrients might be beneficial in keeping the balance between the free radicals and antioxidants in the body.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 18 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator




Sara
Niemelä

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!