• deficient
  • Those with metabolic syndrome , approximately one of three people in the United States, could be chronically deficient in vitamin E. Its findings suggest that while vitamin E appears to be readily available in the bloodstream of those with metabolic syndrome, it's not finding its way to the tissues where it's needed, resulting in a hidden deficiency. (drweil.com)
  • group
  • The term vitamin E encompasses a group of eight compounds, called tocopherols and tocotrienols, with various subsets of each, that comprise the vitamin complex as it is found in nature. (drweil.com)
  • reduce
  • If you are taking statins, do not exceed 400 IU of vitamin E because it can dramatically reduce the benefits of some cholesterol drugs. (drweil.com)