August 1996 Issue
Vitamin E: Evidence Is Finally Catching Up With Hype
(First of a two-part series on vitamin E.) Vitamin E used to be dubbed the vitamin in search of a disease. No longer. Researchers now think Vitamin E's powerful antioxidant function almost surely protects against heart disease. Researchers are also hopeful that vitamin E might cut the risk of certain cancers, boost the immune system, prevent muscle inflammation and soreness after exercise -- and perhaps slow aging of skin by defending against
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