What is the function of vitamin E in the body?
The main function of vitamin E is to protect cells from oxidative stress and free radicals.
What is the recommended daily intake of vitamin E?
The recommended daily intake in accordance with the methodologies of the European Food Safety Authority (hereinafter referred to as EFSA) and the reference values of the Society for Nutrition of German-Speaking Countries (hereinafter referred to as DACH) for an average adult.
- Reference daily intake according to EFSA: 11 mg for women, 13 mg for men
- Reference daily intake according to DACH: 12 mg for the majority of the female population, 12-15 mg for men
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