All About Vitamin E Health Benefits

My recent visit to the doctor’s clinic for the yearly health check-up revealed a few minor deficiencies. Probably the reason for lethargy, low immunity, and the hair fall too. He prescribed a daily dose of multivitamins, iron, and recommended a healthy balanced diet. I am a woman in my late 30s and according to the expert, time to begin with these micro-vitamins.

What comprises a healthy balanced diet?

Healthy eating means eating a variety of food which is rich in nutrients and vitamins. A balanced diet of commonly required macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients to match up the body needs. Nutritional deficiency can lead to various health-related problems. Such as lower immunity, skin problems, digestion disorders, and some other serious issues.

Our body absorbs nutrition from the diet that we intake, and if we do not consume a well-balanced diet we fall behind on health and fitness. The symptoms of vitamin deficiency may vary from person to person, but the most common ones are:

  • Lower immunity
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Menstrual problems
  • Palpitations
  • Mood swings
  • Irritation
  • Depression, etc.

A well-balanced diet, healthy lifestyle, light exercise and a good intake of water is the right way to stay fit and happy. However, we cannot ensure these if our homemade healthy food isn’t providing the right requirement of nutrition. That’s when the need for health supplements comes into the picture.

What are the Benefits of Vitamin E?

health benefits of Vitamin E

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In recent years, Vitamin E has become quite popular in fighting skin issues, hair loss, and other beauty related troubles. Vitamin E benefits are not limited to beauty alone, the gamut of its benefits range from the heart to immunity, from beauty to the entire nervous system.

Vitamin E is a nutrient that’s important for vision, reproduction, and the health of your blood, brain, and skin. (1) It acts as an antioxidant in our body, protecting it from free radical damage. Vitamin E has various benefits, the most important is its antioxidant property which helps support complete health.

10 Top Vitamin E rich superfoods are

1. Spinach – One of the richest green leafy vegetables, include spinach in your daily diet in the form of salads, soups, sandwich/bread fillings, etc. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, and vitamin E and spinach is also easy to digest and easily available.

2. Almonds – Almonds are known for healthy skin, hair, brain, and overall health. Eat them raw, or soaked, roasted or in granola bars – almonds are very beneficial for health. Rich in vitamin E, almond oil is generously used in beauty and skin products too.

3. Wheat Germ Oil – Vegetable oils, especially wheat germ oil is very healthy for heart health and rich in vitamin E. Just one spoonful of wheat germ oil suffices 100% of daily vitamin E requirements.

sunflower seeds vitamin e rich food

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4. Sunflower Seeds – These seeds are also part of a healthy five seeds family. Sunflower seeds are a rich source of various vitamins, minerals, natural fiber, and vitamin E. Use sunflower seeds in salads, desserts, snacks, or as a garnish. They taste delicious and are definitely top the charts as a superfood.

5. Olive Oil – Who doesn’t know the benefits of olive oil? Extremely good for skin and hair health, it can also be used for body massages. Olives are good for the heart, hence switching from regular cooking oil to olive oil would be a wise decision for the whole family. Rich in vitamin E, olive oil absorbs faster and is also controls body cholesterol levels.

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6. Peanuts – The best snacking option during untimely hunger pangs, peanuts are one amazing food. Eat them raw or as peanut-butter: both have loads of health benefits. Peanuts are a high source of antioxidants and the right level of monosaturated fats, making them good for the heart. You can add peanuts in your daily diets in the form of garnishing or as a base paste in curry dishes.

Top 10 Vitamin E rich foods

7. Broccoli – Another green on the list is broccoli, and I love it. Toss it in a pan with a little olive oil, other seasonal vegetables, garnish with sunflower seeds and crushed peanuts. Best tossed as vegetables on your plate. Broccoli is rich in protein, anti-cancer and has detoxifying properties. You must add broccoli in your diet as it’s good for health, maintains cholesterol levels and a dose of vitamin E.

8. Kiwi – Kiwis are a rich source of vitamin C and also vitamin E. You can make fruit salads, smoothies, punch, squash or add them in custard, desserts, etc.

9. Hazelnuts – All nuts are healthy, let’s just keep it that way. Hazelnuts taste delicious in cookies, cakes, chocolates, and even raw. Healthy source of vitamin E and a healthy way to lower down bad cholesterol in the body.

10. Avocado – Not my personal favorite, but avocado is also a great superfood and extremely good for health benefits. Filled with natural oil, avocado is good for health as well as skin.

Vitamin E the best health dose for you and family

These are just a few of the vitamin E rich foods that can be easily included in our diet for health benefits. However, diet only may not necessarily fulfill adequate requirements. Vitamin E supplements are the sure shot answer for meeting the daily need. The best way of life is – eat clean, stay fit and pick health. It’s advisable to take everything in moderation. Even when it comes to healthy options, make sure you know the right measurement and composition of it.

Hope you are taking your daily dose of vitamin E.

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32 Comments

Anita Singh · May 3, 2019 at 10:11 pm

Due to poor health condition, mujhe supplement lena hi padta hai, Evion 400 usme se ek hai 😊

    mayurisharrma@gmail.com · May 7, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    Good to know the benefits of Vitamin E and the sources for it. I use Evion in my Hair and FacePacks and I love the results

      Ria Mangal · June 11, 2019 at 1:05 am

      Great read… Love all your blog posts.. very enriching
      5 superfoods high in vitamin e – spinach, almond, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, olive oil…. #clickwithinstax

Sajid Akhter · May 7, 2019 at 2:48 pm

Excellent post. This is very helpful. It is important to keep ourselves nice and fit. I am glad to know the benefits of Vitamin E.

Thanks for sharing, have a good day.

Aesha shah · May 8, 2019 at 8:25 am

Very informative post.
Since the time I am taking regular supplement of Vitamin E, my skin and hair health has improved. Though I try and eat food rich in vitamin e I guess after a certain age supplements are required too.

Srishti · May 8, 2019 at 8:04 pm

Mood swings, irritation and depression , these 3 demons are troubling me so much. I think, I also should increase the intake of vitamin E to my diet. Thanks for the reminder! I need to visit my doctor!

Neha Jain · May 10, 2019 at 9:10 am

Thanks for sharing such an informative post. It is really important to take vitamins to stay healthy

Milan · May 10, 2019 at 10:22 pm

Informative post. Dint know about the wheat germ oil, will check if it can be used in our daily cooking.

Kinshoo · May 11, 2019 at 2:54 am

Thank for the reminder. I include spinach, broccoli, almonds and olive oil mostly. Will ry sunflower seeds and wheat germ oil.

Sakshi@tripleamommy · May 11, 2019 at 12:25 pm

Thanks for this pretty useful article. Good to have a go to list of vitamin e rich foods.

    Arthi · July 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    Thanks for the information .

Princy Khurana · May 11, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Vitamin E surely plays a huge role for the nourishment of our skin, body, and nails. I try to implement as much as I can in our daily diet as well as thru Evion.

Snehal · May 11, 2019 at 3:29 pm

Did not vitamin E has so many health benefits! I like to munch on almonds when i am hungry in between meals. 🙂

Noor Anand Chawla · May 11, 2019 at 3:57 pm

I had no idea that Vitamin E was also important for one’s overall health! Very useful post, and I will include your suggestions in my diet.

    Nidhi Narang · June 10, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    almond, Spinach
    Kiwi
    Hazelnut
    Avocado

Sharvari · May 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm

I dint know spinach also was rich in Vit E my favourite choices are Avocado Peanuts or peanut butter followed by olive oil and spinach. Thank you for sharing

Gunjan (tuggu.n.mommy) · May 11, 2019 at 5:43 pm

Vitamin E is really important for good skin. Thanks for sharinng such a useful post.

Tina Basu · May 11, 2019 at 5:59 pm

This is a great read on Vitamin E benefits. I have used Vitamin E extensively when i was expecting as per doctor’s recommendation.

Jhilmil D Saha · May 11, 2019 at 6:02 pm

I have seen my mom take evion 400 and now I do the same. I mix it with my creams, oils and sometimes even take it. Vitamin E is very beneficial.

Charu · May 12, 2019 at 12:39 am

Vitamin E has immense benefits – be it for skin or health. I remember taking its supplements during pregnancy too.

Karuna Chauhan · May 13, 2019 at 9:56 am

very informative post! also happy to see i eat many super foods already!

jennifer walker · May 21, 2019 at 3:02 pm

Hello Dear, I hope so you are very good. Thank you for share this great information with us.i will read your all articles. I like it. your this information is very helpful for us. I make sure you can share with us more new information. keep it up to god bless you.

    gleefulblogger · May 22, 2019 at 5:22 pm

    Thank you Jennifer for stopping by, glad you liked the post.

Ruchi Verma · June 10, 2019 at 6:19 pm

Vitamin E is so much necessary for healthy life and we usually ignore this …your list of food is something really going to help a lot

Pankti Hemant Parmar · June 10, 2019 at 11:19 pm

#CLICKWITHINSTAX
Vitamin E is the right healthy choice for you and your family, as you said these words it reminds me of my biochemistry textbook to go and search for the whole chemistry of vitamin E! The answer to today’s question is the top 5 foods rich in VitE are 1.Spinach
2.Almonds
3.Oilve oil
4.Peanuts
5.Avocado
These are the things which we eat very commonly but didn’t know it has such awesome health benefits. I would also love to mention that vitamin E along with Selenium (a mineral) works as best antioxidants in our body.

Divya Bansal · June 10, 2019 at 11:29 pm

These are five superfoods which are rich in vitamin E –
1. Spinach
2. Almonds
3. Peanuts
4. Kiwi
5. Broccoli
#ClickWithInstax

Gunjan · June 11, 2019 at 8:02 am

This is quite informative post Dipika. I always try to add products with Vitamin E in my skin care. Glad that we have so many food items to help our skin

Sayeri · June 11, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Vitamin E is really good for skin and hair even I tried this for my skin and result is good. I have added few drops of it during my night care routine.

Samantha Francis · June 12, 2019 at 11:33 am

Hello Dear,

Should say the article is quiet informative.

Including dry-fruits such as Almonds and Peanuts in your day to day diet will be an awesome way to beat the a handful of health related issues. Most of the dry-fruits are a powerhouse of vitamins.

Heer Jalundhwala · June 15, 2019 at 11:32 pm

#ClickWithInstax The five foods which are rich in Vitamin C are Spinach, Almonds, Peanuts, Kiwi, Broccoli. This was a very informative post and I will include all of these in my diet.

Heer Jalundhwala · June 15, 2019 at 11:39 pm

#ClickWithIntsax The five foods which are rich in Vitamin C are Spinach, Almonds, Peanuts, Kiwi & Broccoli.

Kolors · July 12, 2019 at 12:43 pm

Thanks for sharing this information.

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