Vitamin E helps maintain healthy skin and eyes and strengthens the body's natural defenses against disease and infection (immune system).
Vitamin E is a group of compounds found in a wide variety of foods.
Good resources include:
The amount of vitamin E you need is:
You should get all the vitamin E you need from your diet.
Vitamin E, which your body doesn't need right away, is stored for future use, so you don't need it in your diet every day.
There is not enough evidence to know what the effects of daily high-dose vitamin E supplements might be.
You should get the amount of vitamin E you need from a varied and balanced diet.
If you are taking vitamin E supplements, do not take too much, as this could be harmful to your health.
Taking 540 mg (800 IU) or less of vitamin E supplements a day will not cause harm.
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