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Vitamin E Supplements Atlantic City NJ

Looking for Vitamin E Supplements in Atlantic City? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Atlantic City that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Vitamin E Supplements in Atlantic City.

Vitamin World on the Walk
(609) 572-0277
109 N Michigan Ave
Atlantic City, NJ
Premier Nutrition
(609) 822-6999
5026 Wellington Ave
Ventnor City, NJ
Honey Tree Natural Food Store
(609) 641-6524
Tilton Shopping Ctr
Northfield, NJ
Honeytree The
(609) 641-6524
Tilton Shopping Ctr
Northfield, NJ
Adler Nancy Cft Spn
(609) 677-5599
2511 Fire Rd
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Pamela's Health & Harmony
(609) 822-8828
8508 Ventnor Ave
Margate City, NJ
Yoga Nine
(609) 404-0999
45 S New York Rd Ste 223
Galloway, NJ
Essential Elements
(609) 383-1107
1332 Tilton Rd
Northfield, NJ
General Nutrition Ctr
(609) 645-9681
Pleasantville, NJ
British Institute of Homeopathy Ltd
(609) 927-5660
580 Zion Rd
Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Vitamin E


Vitamin E has a documented effect on supporting immune cell activity and increasing resistance to infections. It both enhances and protects the immune system. 

White blood cells have a higher concentration of vitamin E than do red blood cells, and vitamin E has been shown to increase activity of phagocytes and T cells. 

A deficiency in vitamin E lowers general host resistance by depressing the proliferation of lymphocytes and the antibody response to pathogens. It also lowers delayed hypersensitivity reactions, a crucial immunological response to cancer, worms, and chronic infections}

A potent intracellular antioxidant, vitamin E protects lymphocytes and monocytes from dismemberment by free radicals and therefore significantly increases both the life expectancy and effectiveness of these immune defenders. Vitamin E also suppresses the hormone called prostaglandin E2, which has been linked to age-related declines in immune response.

Several studies have shown that even moderate supplementation of vitamin E can reduce the statistical rate of infections among healthy older people. In animal studies, high doses of vitamin E given to elderly animals have caused their immune response to equal that of younger individuals. So this is one more nutrient that may help in slowing the natural decline of immunity with aging.

Vitamin E supplements can improve immune function in as little as a month. When vitamin E was given to a group of elderly men and women, numerous aspects of immunity improved, including increased T -cell activity. At the same time, free-radical damage decreased. In another study, vitamin E supplements also improved immune function in otherwise healthy young adults.

Vitamin E is one of the few nutrients for which higher than recommended amounts have been shown to enhance the immune response and might be needed to maintain the optimum immune response. However, supplementation above 600 IU should be avoided unless professionally recommended.

Vitamin E has been shown to indirectly inhibit HIV replication by quenching free radicals (which promote HIV replication) and by stimulating various aspects of the immune system. One type of vitamin E, d-alpha tocopheryl succinate, can also stop the growth of cancers, including those caused by retroviruses similar to HIV.

Symptoms of Vitamin E Deficiency


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