Have you given much thought to vitamin E? Despite the average person’s indifference, this potent antioxidant continues its valiant struggle against those harmful free radicals.
Take this true-false quiz on vitamin E:
Vitamin E deficiency can cause sensory neuropathy, or a loss of feeling in the hands and feet.
A deficiency of vitamin E is rare.
The recommended daily allowance of vitamin E is 15 mg, but you need less if you exercise vigorously or have sun exposure.
Eating 1 ounce of sunflower seeds will meet the daily requirement.
Skin creams fortified with vitamin E are ineffective in improving skin appearance.
ANSWERS: 1) True; 2) True; 3) False
(you need more if you exercise a lot or are exposed to sun/smoke); 4) True; 5) False