Vitamin-e

Fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin E is an organic substance which acts as a powerful antioxidant in the body.

 

Definition of vitamin E:

Vitamin E consists of eight molecules: four tocopherols (alpha, beta, gamma and delta) and four tocotrienols (ettocotriénol δ, α tocotrienol, tocotrienol and tocotrienol γ β).

The best known forms are two molecules of tocopherols:

  • alpha-tocopherol, which contains most of the antioxidant properties attributed to vitamin E, fighting against free radicals. This molecule is used as a unit of measurement recommended nutrient intakes and vitamin E content of foods.
  • and y-tocopherol, the most abundant form in the European diet.

 

Role of vitamin E

Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant properties. It plays a vital role in protecting the membrane of every cell in the body by an action of neutralizing free radicals. These molecules are chemically unstable to cause adverse effects (aging, diseases …) on the cells.

Vitamin E also reduces oxidation of low density lipoproteins (LDL), which transport cholesterol molecule in the human body, to the peripheral organs.

Beyond its antioxidant, Vitamin E helps protect the cardiovascular system. Studies show that it has in fact, anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet and vasodilator.

Vitamin E plays a key role in the body for its actions:

  • antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-platelet
  • Vasodilatratrice

Sources of Vitamin E

Vitamin E can be found in many vegetable oils. Naturally rich in tocopherols, oils Pearls of Biscay have very good stability and a source of vitamin E food and cosmetics, GMO, or chemical additives.

The virgin hazelnut oil

Representing 80% of the recommended dietary allowances * with 47.5 mg of vitamin E per 100 grams of oil, virgin hazelnut oil Perles de Gascogne is a key product in the development of revenue, cosmetic formulations or supplements food fortified with vitamin E. Its high concentration of vitamin E allows him to bring the regulatory function claim on the protection of cell membranes.

* ANC per day for an adult with an average intake of 2000 calories. These values ​​may vary with age, sex and physical activity.

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Inca Inchi Virgin Oil

Naturally rich in vitamin E, virgin oil Inca Inchi may bring the regulatory function claim on the protection of cell membranes. It has 17 mg of vitamin E per 100 grams of oil, or 28% of the daily recommended dietary intake for an adult with an average intake of 2000 kcal (these values ​​vary with age, sex and physical activity )

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The virgin plum oil

The virgin plum oil is made up of 700 ppm tocopherol, 15 mg of vitamin E per 100 grams of oil, or 25% of the daily recommended dietary intake for an adult with an average intake of 2000 kcal (these values ​​may vary with age, sex and physical activity).

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The virgin wallnut oil

The vitamin E share of virgin wallnut oil is lesser but present. This oil has 10 mg of vitamin E per 100 grams of oil, or 15% of the daily recommended dietary intake for an adult with an average intake of 2000 kcal (these values ​​vary with age, sex and activity physics)

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