What Foods Will Enrich Diet with Vitamin E?

Author: Staff Writer
Nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils are among the best sources of vitamin E. Vitamin E can also be found in a variety of vegetables and whole grain foods.

More Info: Other foods that are known sources of vitamin E include: almonds, asparagus, avocado, egg, milk, sunflower seeds, sunflower oil, safflower oil, hazel nuts, peanut butter, peanuts, corn oil, spinach, broccoli, soybean oil, turnip greens, kiwi, mango, tomato, wheat germ, and wholegrain foods.

The majority of vitamin E is consumed from vegetable oils and food products. Vitamin E can be found in a large variety of wholesome foods. It is also added to fortified foods (such as cereal) and can be found as a dietary supplement.

What Is Vitamin E? 

"Vitamin E" is the shared name for a collection of fat-soluble compounds with distinguishing antioxidant behavior.  Eating a diversity of foods that contain vitamin E is the best way to get an sufficient amount. Healthy individuals who eat a variety of different foods rarely need supplements.  Since vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin, individuals on low-fat diets may have trouble getting enough of the vitamin. Therefore, dietary fat should be monitored and not reach below safe limits.


Works Cited

Agricultural Research Service
"Dietary Guidelines for Americans"

"Benefits of Vitamin E"

Ohio State University Extension
"Extension Fact Sheet: Vitamin E"

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