Ingredients Glossary

Vitamin E

Vitamin E

Alternative Names

Tocopherol

What It Is

Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin.

Role in the human body

The major biological function of vitamin E is that of an antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals and protects cells from oxidative stress.

Where It Is Found

Vegetable oils (olive, soya beans, palm, corn, safflower, sunflower, etc.), nuts, whole grains and wheat germ are the most important sources of vitamin E.