Vitamin E requirements increased in people suffering from metabolic syndrome

New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in light of the millions of people who have this condition that's often related to obesity. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition also made it clear that conventional … Continue reading Vitamin E requirements increased in people suffering from metabolic syndrome

Vitamin E may prevent pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men

Administration of 50 mg per day of vitamin E decreased the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by 72% after they quit smoking, according to a paper published in Clinical Interventions in Aging.Dr. Harri Hemila, University of Helsinki, Finland, studied whether vitamin E supplementation might influence the risk of community-acquired pneumonia. He analyzed the … Continue reading Vitamin E may prevent pneumonia in nonsmoking elderly men