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Vitamin E Supplements Grand Junction CO

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

Herbalife Distributor Brenda Maggio R
(970) 244-9002
Grand Junction, CO
 
Appleseed Health Foods
(970) 243-5541
2830 North Ave
Grand Junction, CO
 
Natures Sunshine Basics for Health
(970) 255-9091
Grand Junction, CO
 
General Nutrition Center
(970) 243-1443
2424 Highway 6 & 50 Mesa
Grand Junction, CO
 
Vital-Earth Minerals
(970) 241-6628
2591 B 3/4 Rd
Grand Junction, CO
 
Horn O' Plenty Dietary Foods Co
(970) 242-3341
429 Colorado Ave
Grand Junction, CO
 
Healthy Cooking Class DC Lac
(970) 243-5981
Grand Junction, CO
 
Primary Care Partners Pc
(970) 255-1576
3150 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO
 
Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers
(970) 263-7750
2464 Highway 6 and 50
Grand Junction, CO
 
Depalma Chiropractic and Wellness Ce
(970) 243-5164
2148 Broadway
Grand Junction, CO
 

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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