Helping you know how to use foods as medicines. You can help your body to heal and stay healthy by the foods you eat!However, with any medical condition, always consult with a physician before any changes in routine, diet or medication.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
VITAMIN E FOODS
Vitamin E is a crucial vitamin in protecting cell membranes. According to Dr. Joseph McCord, an antioxidant researcher and leading authority of the subject, different antioxidants perform their roles in protecting us from free radicals in different ways. Vitamin E defends the membranes of the cells from becoming attacked by those out-of-control free radicals. Without such defenses, free radicals literally tear apart cell membranes causing the cell to leak out its vital fluids and die. Vitamin E is fat-soluble and is concentrated in vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, legumes, and some brans. Protect your body by including the following foods, high in Vitamin E, to your diet on a regular basis. This is not to say you should sit down and eat a pound of walnuts for example. A few a day, several times a week is all you need.
These foods are listed in order of the most milligrams of Vitamin E per 3 1/2 ounces: