Did you forget about Vitamin E?
In recent years, we have all been paying increased attention to strengthening our
immune systems. Don’t let it slip your mind that Vitamin E is one of the most effective
nutrients known to enhance immune function!
We often think first of Vitamin E’s function as a powerful antioxidant. In this role, Vitamin
E scavenges highly reactive free radicals, preventing them from causing oxidative damage to cells in many organs and tissues in the body. It also prevents the creation of free
radicals normally produced during the oxidation of fats. This is important for your vision,
reproduction health, blood systems, brain function, and skin.
But Vitamin E also stimulates the body to produce defense mechanisms like humoral
and cell immune responses as well as phagocytic functions which target infections.
Our immune systems now and in our futures depend heavily on this essential fat-soluble