Good sources of vitamin E include
- Vegetable oils
- Nuts and seeds
- Leafy greens
Vitamin E is also added to foods like cereals. Most people get enough vitamin E from the foods they eat. People with certain disorders, such as liver diseases, cystic fibrosis, and Crohn's disease may need extra vitamin E.
Vitamin E supplements may be harmful for people who take blood thinners and other medicines. Check with your health care provider before taking the supplements.
NIH: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
- Find a Nutrition Expert (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)
- Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT): Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute)
- Vitamin E (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements) Also in Spanish
- Vitamin E (Tocopherol) Test (National Library of Medicine) Also in Spanish
- Vitamin E and Health (Harvard School of Public Health)
- ClinicalTrials.gov: Vitamin E (National Institutes of Health)
Journal Articles References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
- Article: Encapsulating Halofuginone Hydrobromide in TPGS Polymeric Micelles Enhances Efficacy Against Triple-Negative...
- Article: Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics of Vitamin E: Nanoformulations to Enhance Bioavailability.
- Article: Synthesis of [18F]F-γ-T-3, a Redox-Silent γ-Tocotrienol (γ-T-3) Vitamin E Analogue for...
- Vitamin E -- see more articles
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