Vitamin E is fat soluble. Such vitamin dissolved in fats and oils and stored in adipose tissue and liver.
Importance of vitamin E
Vitamin E is more important than we imagine. It is fat-soluble (also belong to this type of vitamins A and D), stored in the liver and fatty tissues. This allows us to go consuming reserves so that our body does not suffer the consequences of its failure.
Benefits of vitamin E
- Regenerates tissues and cells.
- Prevents cancer.
- Reduces the risk of infertility.
- Helps the heart function.
- Promotes collagen production, so it is often found in many beauty creams.
Vitamin E consumption
A shortage of vitamin E in our body can produce anemia, destruction of red blood cells, fatigue, irritability, muscle degeneration and possible disorders in reproduction.
Too much vitamin E can cause a toxic and metabolic problems, nausea and diarrhea.
Foods that contain vitamin E include sunflower oil, corn, soybean, olive, wheat germ, corn, nuts, mayonnaise, liver, green leafy vegetables, tomatoes, asparagus, banana, orange, oats, apple, coconut, beans, egg yolks and margarine.
Sun exposure causes vitamin E is consumed faster, so that in such cases, we must consume a little more than usual.