More than beauty from Vitamin E Vitamin E is valued as a beauty aid as it is the secret to beautiful skin, and yet there are more wonders to this than meets the eye.
Vitamin E is one of the Vitamins that are oil and fat soluble. It has many biological functions, the antioxidant function being the best known for anti-aging. Vitamin E helps maintain a healthy looking skin and is commonly found as an ingredient in cosmetics.
Vitamin E has far more benefits than promoting a youthful skin. It inhibits arthrosclerosis by reducing LDL oxidation. Vitamin E also acts as an antioxidant in foods, and therefore vegetable oil high in vitamin E such as sunflower oil and soybean oil have a slower process of turning rancid. The Thai RDI suggested that the level of vitamin E or Alpha-tocopherol consumption for Thai people aged over 6 years is 10 milligrams a day.