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Another name for Vitamin E?
- Tocopherol (4 forms)
- 1. alpha-tocopherol (MOST ACTIVE form & MOST TOXIC)
- 2. beta
- 3. gamma
- 4. delta
Functions of Vitamin E?
- protects vitamin A & PUFA from destruction by oxygen
Vitamin E deficiency?
erythrocyte hemolysis (breaking open RBC)
Sources of Vitamin E?
- whole grains
- green leafy vegetables
Vitamin E characteristics?
- fat soluble
- claims anti-wrinkle and improved sex drive-false
- 80% loss of vitamin when converting whole wheat to white flour
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