Category Archives: Nutrition: Vitamin E

Effect of vitamin C and E supplementation on total antioxidant content of human breastmilk and infant urine






Breastfeed Med. 2015 May;10(4):214-7. doi: 10.1089/bfm.2014.0143. Effect of vitamin C and E supplementation on total antioxidant content of human breastmilk and infant urine. Zarban A1, Toroghi MM, Asli M, Jafari M, Vejdan M, Sharifzadeh G. Author information 11 Biochemistry Department, … Continue reading






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Longevity and Vitamin E






Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:563247. Epub 2015 Nov 3. Vitamin E Supplementation Delays Cellular Senescence In Vitro. La Fata G1, Seifert N1, Weber P1, Mohajeri MH1. Author information 1DSM Nutritional Products Ltd., R & D Human Nutrition and Health, P.O. Box … Continue reading






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Vitamin E reduces adipose tissue fibrosis, inflammation, and oxidative stress and improves metabolic profile in obesity






Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Jul 6. doi: 10.1002/oby.21135. [Epub ahead of print] Vitamin E reduces adipose tissue fibrosis, inflammation, and oxidative stress and improves metabolic profile in obesity. Alcalá M1, Sánchez-Vera I2, Sevillano J1, Herrero L3,4, Serra D3,4, Ramos MP1, … Continue reading






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How vitamin E keeps muscles healthy: Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University






AUGUSTA, Ga. — Body builders have it right: vitamin E does help build strong muscles, and scientists appear to have figured out one important way it does it. Vitamin E has long known as a powerful antioxidant, and now scientists … Continue reading






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Vitamin E and air pollution linked in new King’s College London study






A new study from King’s College London and the University of Nottingham has found an association between the amount of vitamin E in the body, exposure to particulate pollution and lung function. The paper adds to growing evidence from previous … Continue reading






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Why inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage






CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how vitamin E deficiency may cause neurological damage by interrupting a supply line of specific nutrients and robbing the brain of the “building blocks” it needs to maintain neuronal health. … Continue reading






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Extra Vitamin E Protected Older Mice from Common Pneumonia






BOSTON (Dec. 16, 2014) — Extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia. Microbiologists and nutrition researchers from Tufts University report that the extra vitamin E helped regulate the mice’s immune system. The findings, … Continue reading






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Vitamin E Deficiency Linked to Greater Risk of Miscarriage Among Poor Women






Newswise — Pregnant women in Bangladesh with low levels of the most common form of vitamin E are nearly twice as likely to have a miscarriage than those with adequate levels of the vitamin in their blood, according to new … Continue reading






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Vitamin E intake critical during ‘the first 1,000 days’






CORVALLIS, Ore. – Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published today suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and … Continue reading






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High doses of vitamin C, E supplements do not improve health (resistance to illness and disease) and physical performance






BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2014 Jul 5;6:28. doi: 10.1186/2052-1847-6-28. eCollection 2014. Can supplementation with vitamin C and E alter physiological adaptations to strength training? Paulsen G1, Cumming KT2, Hamarsland H2, Børsheim E3, Berntsen S4, Raastad T2. Author information 1Department … Continue reading






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Vitamin E and C supplementation have no effect on cancer risk






Vitamin E and C supplementation and risk of cancer in men: posttrial follow-up in the Physicians’ Health Study II randomized trial 1,2,3,4 First published July 9, 2014, doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.114.085480 Am J Clin Nutr September 2014 ajcn.085480 Lu Wang, Howard D … Continue reading






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Vitamin E in canola and other oils hurts lungs: increase in asthma coincides with switch from butter to certain oil-based diets






CHICAGO — A large new Northwestern Medicine® study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils — canola, soybean and corn – to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, … Continue reading






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Vitamin E supplement helps ‘redirect’ blood during a stroke: OSU study






Newswise — Columbus, OH. Dr. Cameron Rink is pointing at a picture of a brain in the middle of a stroke. Dark feathery arteries branch across grayish brain tissue, some of which has faded into black around the obstructed blood … Continue reading






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Men who take vitamin E, selenium should stop: Hutchinson prostate cancer expert






SEATTLE – A multi-center study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that high-dose supplementation with both the trace element selenium and vitamin E increase the risk of high-grade prostate cancer. But importantly, this risk depends upon a … Continue reading






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Endurance training is hampered by vitamin C and E supplements: Norwegian School of Sport Sciences study






Vitamin C and E supplements may blunt the improvement of muscular endurance – by disrupting cellular adaptions in exercised muscles – suggests a new study published today [3 February] in The Journal of Physiology. As vitamin C and E supplements … Continue reading






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Antioxidants including vitamin E can promote lung cancer: study






(Reuters) - A decades-old medical mystery - why antioxidants such as vitamin E and beta carotene seemed to accelerate the growth of early lung tumors in high-risk populations such as smokers, rather than protect them from cancer, as theory suggests … Continue reading






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Low-volume physical activity may improve resting oxidative stress status in postmenopausal women: J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo)






J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2013;59(5):375-83. Low-volume exercise training and vitamin e supplementation attenuates oxidative stress in postmenopausal women. Takahashi M, Miyashita M, Park JH, Kawanishi N, Bae SR, Nakamura Y, Sakamoto S, Suzuki K. Author information Graduate School of … Continue reading






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Several forms of vitamin E protect against memory disorders






Elderly people with high serum vitamin E levels are less likely to suffer from memory disorders than their peers with lower levels, according to a study published recently in Experimental Gerontology. According to the researchers, various forms of vitamin E … Continue reading






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JAMA: Use of vitamin E by patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease slows functional decline






Among patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease, a daily dosage of 2,000 IUs of vitamin E, compared to placebo, was effective in slowing functional decline and in reducing caregiver time in assisting patients, according to a study appearing in … Continue reading






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Supplement intake too high among older people






Many older people are ingesting too much magnesium and vitamin E in the form of dietary supplements. This was discovered by scientists of the Helmholtz Zentrum München in a population-based study; their results have been published in ‘The Journal of … Continue reading






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Vitamins can damage body’s defenses: new university study






Vitamin supplements are a billion-dollar industry. We want to stay healthy and fit and help our bodies with this. But perhaps we are achieving precisely the opposite? – We believe that antioxidants are good for us, since they protect the … Continue reading






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Cancer prevention and vitamin E: new findings






Newswise — COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers have identified an elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E that has long been presumed to exist, but difficult to find. The Vitamin E Factor: The Miraculous Antioxidant for the Prevention and Treatment of Heart … Continue reading






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Multivitamin-multimineral treatment has NO EFFECT on mortality risk: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition






Multivitamin-multimineral supplementation and mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Helen Macpherson, Andrew Pipingas, and Matthew P Pase Center for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia. No specific external funding was received for this project. First published December … Continue reading






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Vitamin E’s cancer pros and cons: a research update






Newswise — Next time you need to choose between vegetable oil and margarine in that favorite recipe, think about your health and reach for the oil. While the question of whether vitamin E prevents or promotes cancer has been widely … Continue reading






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Vitamin E does not up heart risk in women: journal






Taking vitamin E supplements does not increase or decrease heart failure risk among women, according to a study in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal. The study is the first to investigate the effectiveness of vitamin E to … Continue reading






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