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Vitamine E

Constituents

Vitamine E = α-tocopherol

There are many similar derivatives with the same spectrum of effects..

Provenience

vegetable: most plants animal: butter, eggs

Action

- prevents the oxidation of unsaturated fats in the muscles - increases immunity.

Estimated average needs

The average daily dose of 20 mg seems to be largely sufficient!

Deficiency

- muscle degeneration - miscarriages (not sure) - male sterility (not sure)