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Vitamin E Supplements Homestead FL

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

The Miami Center for Holistic Healing
(305) 270-2229
9085 Southwest 87th Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL
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Discount Health Foods
(305) 247-8487
858 N Krome Ave
Homestead, FL
 
Glaser Organic Farms
(305) 238-7747
19100 SW 137th Ave
Miami, FL
 
Health and Muscles Nutrition Cente
(305) 971-9499
15908 SW 92nd Ave
Miami, FL
 
Herbalife A Distributor
(305) 251-8746
Miami, FL
 
Vitamin Shoppe
(954) 922-8861
1780 Stirling Road
Homestead, FL
 
Betty's Health Foods
(305) 248-6767
692 N Homestead Blvd Ste 103
Homestead, FL
 
General Nutrition Centers
(305) 278-7131
20505 S Dixie Hwy
Cutler Bay, FL
 
Herbalife Distributor
(305) 253-7686
15430 SW 103rd Ct
Miami, FL
 
The Fitness Corner
(305) 408-6696
10201 Hammocks Blvd
Miami, FL
 
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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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