Plant-Based Sources of Vitamin E

 

Our bodies need a variety of nutrients in order to feel healthy and happy. Vitamin E is important because it is a potent antioxidant that helps protect our bodies from harmful free-radicals. It is also beneficial in protecting against heart disease and lowering LDL cholesterol. Studies have shown vitamin E to aid in preventing certain types of cancers and it can help to relieve the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s Disease. It also assists in the formation of red blood cells and helps to maintain stores of vitamins A and K, iron, and selenium. Here are some plant-based sources of vitamin E that you can easily include in your daily diet.

Vitamin E Sources

 

Nuts and Seeds:

  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Almonds
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Peanuts

Vegetables:

  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Olives
  • Asparagus
  • Sweet Potato
  • Bell Peppers
  • Pumpkin
  • Swiss Chard
  • Beet Greens
  • Parsley

Fruits:

  • Tomato
  • Avocado
  • Kiwifruit
  • Papaya
  • Mango
  • Goji Berries