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Excess vitamin E intake not a health concern

Despite concerns that have been expressed about possible health risks from high intake of vitamin E, a new review concludes that biological mechanisms exist to routinely eliminate excess levels of the vitamin, and they make it almost impossible to take a harmful amount.


Why do we need Vitamin E?

Vitamin E is an antioxidant, a nutrient found in food, that’s needed by humans to protect the brain, heart and liver.