One of the many reasons dietitians and nutritionists recommend cooking with sunflower oil is because of the healthy Vitamin E content. Simply Sunflower All Natural Oil is loaded with Vitamin E!
A single tablespoon of Simply Sunflower Oil contains 41% of your daily need of Vitamin E.
This article will share about what is vitamin E, why you need it in your daily diet, and some other interesting benefits about this important nutriment.
What is Vitamin E?
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that serves as an antioxidant for the body. It is found in some foods including nuts, poultry, eggs, fruits and Simply Sunflower All Natural Oil. It is also available as a supplement.
Naturally occurring vitamin E consists of eight different chemical forms. These are: alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. Alpha-tocopherol is the only form that meets human requirements and that is the chemical form of vitamin E found in Simply Sunflower Oil.
Why Do I need Vitamin E?
Vitamin E is required for the proper function of many organs. It helps to prevent free radical damage to certain fats in the body that are critical for healthy living. Vitamin E can also help with treating and preventing complications of the heart and blood vessels. Some of the common complications that vitamin E may help treat include chest pains, high blood pressure, and blocked arteries.
Vitamin E Health Benefits:
There are many health advantages of Vitamin E, but listed below are some of the most noteworthy benefits.
Studies have shown that Vitamin E serves as a protective antioxidant that fights cholesterol oxidation(1). This is because vitamin E can fight free radical damage in the body, which leads to cholesterol oxidation.
Fights Free Radicals and Prevents Disease Development
Free radicals fight and break down healthy cells in our body. This may lead to heart disease and/or cancer. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that can reduce free radical damage, fight inflammation, and help to naturally slow aging in your cells and fight off health issues. Studies have shown that Vitamin E can significantly increase immunity, therefore helping to prevent both common illnesses and serious conditions from forming(2).
Improves Physical Endurance and Muscle Strength
Vitamin E can be used to improve your physical endurance. It can increase your energy and reduce the level of oxidative stress on your muscles after you exercise(3). Vitamin E can also improve your muscle strength. Vitamin E eliminates fatigue by promoting blood circulation; it can also strengthen your capillary walls and nourish your cells.
When consumed with consumed other nutrients, vitamin E may help decrease the risk of age-related macular degeneration. Taking high doses of vitamin E and vitamin A daily can also improve healing and vision in people undergoing laser eye surgery.
Repairs Damaged Skin
Vitamin E helps to strengthen the capillary walls in your skin and to improve moisture and elasticity, acting as a natural anti aging nutrient within your body. Vitamin E can also help your skin's healing process. It is absorbed by the outer layer of the skin and can be used to treat sunburn. Because it speeds up cell regeneration, it can also treat scars, acne, and wrinkles.
Since Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, it helps to decrease environmental damage to your hair. It can also promote circulation to the scalp. Vitamin E can help hold the natural moisture in your skin, which will keep your scalp from becoming dry. It will also make your hair look healthier.
Vitamin E has so many wonderful health benefits and not to mention is something our body requires. Simply Sunflower All-Natural Oil is an excellent and delicious way to get your daily dose of Vitamin E.
We hope you make a wise choice by using Simply Sunflower Oil today!
Have a great day!
Your Simply Sunflower Team