Recommended daily intake= 15 mg

  1. sunflower seed kernels, dried:
    Contain: 33.2 mg
    %DV: 166%
  2. paprika
    Contain: 29.8 mg
    %DV: 149%
  3. almonds [Includes USDA commodity food A256, A264]
    Contain: 26.2 mg
    %DV: 131%
  4. curry powder
    Contain: 22 mg
    %DV: 110%
  5. hazelnuts or filberts
    Contain: 15 mg
    % DV: 75%
  6. sweet potato chips
    Contain: 9.8 mg
    %DV: 49%
  7. Peanuts, all types, raw
    Contain: 8.3 mg
    %DV: 42%
  8. cumin seed
    Contain: 3.3 mg
    %DV: 17%
  9. Turnip greens, raw
    Contain: 2.9 mg
    %DV: 14%
  10. Avocados, raw, Florida
    Contain: 2.7 mg
    %DV: 13%

Deficiency symptoms

  1. clumsiness of the hands and decreased visual acuity
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1241/
  2. Walking difficulties
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3943241/
  3. Increase atherosclerosis and raising the rates of ischemic heart disease
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK519051/
  4. embryonic mortality
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28095320
  5. anxiety
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30618663
  6. impaired immune response and free radical-induced hemolytic anemias.
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30559825

 

Function:

  1. antioxidant
  2. Anti- aging
  3. help keep the immune system strong against viruses and bacteria
  4. formation of red blood cells
  5. helps the body use vitamin K
  6. helps widen blood vessels and keep blood from clotting inside them
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002406.htm

 

Overdose: more then 1000 mg
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminE-HealthProfessional/#h7

Excess: stored in the body
https://www.livescience.com/51543-vitamin-e.html

Type: fat soluble vitamin
https://www.livescience.com/51543-vitamin-e.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side effects of hypervitaminosis E:

 

  1. might increase the risk of bleeding in the brain
  2. increase the risk for birth defects
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002406.htm
  3. May increase the mortality
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15537682?dopt=Abstract
  4. increasing the risk of prostate cancer
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21990298?dopt=Abstract
  5. fatigue, nausea, blurred vision
    https://www.livescience.com/51543-vitamin-e.html
  6. gonadal dysfunction
    https://www.livescience.com/51543-vitamin-e.html