Healthy Origins® Sunflower E-400 IU is a great alternative to traditional Vitamin E supplements which are commonly derived from GMO Soy. Vitamin E from sunflower oil does not contain any major food allergens and is guaranteed to be free of any GMO’s (genetically modified organisms).
Healthy Origins® Sunflower E-400 IU may help support cardiovascular health as well as hair, skin and nail health.
Vitamin E has many uses in the body, such as supporting immune function, promoting eye health, and working as an antioxidant. Did you know vitamin E is also crucial for HPA axis function? Here's why:
• Vitamin E essential to steroidogenesis in adrenals and nervous system.
• Alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) increased adrenal sensitivity to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
• Within adrenal cortex, antioxidant potency of ascorbic acid is directly related to mitochondrial vitamin E content.
• Inhibited detrimental lipid peroxidation that occurs in adrenal cortex under chronic stress.
• Shown to prevent stress-induced free-radical attack and greatly reduce other stress indices.