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Vitamin E Supplements Riverhead NY

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

East End Wellness Center
(631) 806-9164
976 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY
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Flanders Riverside Nutrition Progr
(631) 727-0325
Flanders Rd CR Bell
Riverhead, NY
 
Westhampton Natural Foods Inc
(631) 288-8947
96 Riverhead Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY
 
Vitamin Shoppe
(631) 726-5114
760 Montauk Highway Unit 6a
Cutchogue, NY
 
Second Nature Markets
(631) 283-8117
70 Main St
Southampton, NY
 
Green Earth Natural Foods
(631) 369-2233
50 E Main St
Riverhead, NY
 
Nature's Source Organic Produce
(631) 727-2829
956 Flanders Rd
Riverhead, NY
 
Advantage Nutrition
(631) 734-6161
8595 Cox Ln Unit 2
Cutchogue, NY
 
Wholly Natural Inc
(631) 878-1007
282 Montauk Hwy
East Moriches, NY
 
Smith Pati Nutritionist
(631) 287-1658
205 Windmill Ln
Southampton, NY
 
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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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