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Vitamin E Supplements Frankfort KY

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

Nature's Way Nutrition Shoppe
(502) 875-6464
1100 US Highway 127 S
Frankfort, KY
 
Gnc
(502) 863-2283
401 Outlet Center Dr Ste 140
Georgetown, KY
 
Walmart
(270) 247-0358
1225 Paris Road
Mayfield, KY
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Smooth Energy
(270) 982-9400
1506 Ring Rd
Elizabethtown, KY
 
Diabetes Care & Education
(502) 412-3253
10101 Linn Station Rd Ste 560
Louisville, KY
 
General Nutrition Center
(502) 875-6100
305 Leonardwood Rd
Frankfort, KY
 
GNC
(270) 843-1947
2625 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY
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Nutrition Center
(270) 846-1882
715 US 31W Byp
Bowling Green, KY
 
Kingland Cooper
(859) 225-5464
2704 Old Rosebud Rd Ste 180
Lexington, KY
 
Bluegrass Nutrition Counseling
(859) 388-9152
535 W 2nd St Ste 207
Lexington, KY
 

Vitamin E

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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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