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Vitamin E’s powerful antioxidant activity protects your heart. It blocks free radicals, molecules that lead to oxidation of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease, says Jeffrey Blumberg, Ph.D., professor of nutrition at Tufts University in Boston.

In addition, studies have shown that vitamin E may hold off some kinds of cancer by neutralizing the free radicals that damage DNA and create mutations in the genes that can lead to cancer.

(Source: Natural Health magazine, Sept 2003.)

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