Vitamin E has been deficiency results in progressive peripheral neuropathy and diminished sensory abilities. Real food vitamin E has antioxidant abilities in humans, whereas isolated forms (as are found in many other supplements) have little or no proven antioxidant abilities. Selenium often works with vitamin E in the body. Selenium also seems to support thyroid hormone production, have antioxidant effects, exists in parts of many enzymes, and supports cardiovascular health.
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