TY - CHAP A1 - Marianna Schwarzova A2 - Katarina Fatrcova-Sramkova A3 - Eva Tvrda A4 - Miroslava Kacaniova ED1 - Pınar Erkekoglu ED2 - Júlia Scherer Santos Y1 - 2021-10-06 PY - 2021 T1 - Vitamin E: Recommended Intake N2 - Vitamin E is a group of fat-soluble compounds found in a wide variety of foods. Daily requirements of vitamin E can be met with a balanced diet. High-dose supplementation may be hazardous rather than beneficial. Vitamin E serves as an antioxidant, participates in anti-inflammatory processes, inhibits platelet aggregation, and enhances immunity. Vitamin E supplementation can be beneficial against coronary artery disease, eye disorders, cognitive decline, cancer, and skin aging. This book will mainly focus on the diverse functions of vitamin E, importance of vitamin E status to provide a healthy lifespan, and the interaction between vitamin E and several pathological conditions. Readers will receive a general overview of the importance of vitamin E in health and different pathological conditions. BT - Vitamin E in Health and Disease SP - Ch. 9 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.97381 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.97381 SN - 978-1-83968-838-6 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-08 ER -