HolisticOnLine  Discover the Best!   

Comprehensive information about your health. Features conventional, alternative, integrative, and mind-body medicine.  
Holisticonline.com  gives you choices for your health,
naturally. (sm)  

Vitamin E Supplements Brainerd MN

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

Gear for Health
(218) 824-2024
15574 Edgewood Dr Ste 102
Brainerd, MN
 
General Nutrition Center
(218) 825-0631
14136 Baxter
Brainerd, MN
 
Inez Natureway Foods
(218) 829-4159
Brainerd, MN
 
Crow Wing Food Co-op
(218) 828-4600
823 Washington St
Brainerd, MN

Data Provided By:
Crow Wing Food Co-Op
(218) 828-4600
823 Washington St
Brainerd, MN

Data Provided By:
Crow Wing Food Co-Op
(218) 828-4600
823 1/2 Washington St
Brainerd, MN
 
Gnld Distributors
(218) 825-8336
11806 Pepperidge Rd
Brainerd, MN
 
Lifepreserver Natural Foods Inc
(218) 829-7925
14715 Edgewood Dr
Baxter, MN
 
Crow Wing Food Co-op
(218) 828-4600
823 Washington St
Brainerd, MN
 
Walmart
(763) 421-2622
13020 Riverdale Drive Northwest
Coon Rapids, MN
Customer Rating
Customer Rating

Customer Review
Company Rating (on scale of 1 to 5) = 3(1 person reviewed)
  • Selection 3
  • Pricing 3
  • Staff 2
  • Location 3
  • 0


Data Provided By:

Vitamin E

 Cancer 

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

bullet

Premature aging

bullet ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Holisticonline.com

Holisticonline.com is developed and maintained by ICBS, Inc.
Send mail to: info@holisticonline.com with comments about this web site.
Copyright © 1998-2011 ICBS, Inc. Terms of Use
All Rights Reserved.