Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test
    Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test
    Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test
    Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test

£101.00

A blood test to measure the levels of vitamin E, an antioxidant required for the formation of red blood cells, keeping the immune system healthy and helping the body to use vitamin K.

Results estimated in 10 working days

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Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test

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Vitamins

Vitamin E alpha-tocopherol

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Vitamin E is an antioxidant important in protecting body tissue from damage caused by unstable substances called free radicals, which are produced by cigarette smoke, sunlight, pollution and chemical reactions in the body. Vitamin E is also important in the formation of red blood cells, keeping the immune system healthy and helps the body to use vitamin K.
Special instructions

How to prepare for your test

Prepare for your Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) Blood Test by following these instructions. Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 12 hours prior to your test. If you take medication then you are allowed to take it as you would normally. Take your sample at least 24 hours after any vitamin or mineral supplements.

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FAQs

What are good sources of vitamin E?

Your body cannot make vitamin E as it is a fat-soluble vitamin your body cannot make it, so you must get it through your diet. Good sources of vitamin E include vegetable oils, eggs, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and green leafy vegetables.

How common is a vitamin E deficiency?

In the UK, vitamin E deficiencies are rare. A vitamin E deficiency is more likely to occur in people with digestive system problems where nutrients are poorly absorbed, including pancreatic, gallbladder, coeliac and liver disease.

What is vitamin E?

Vitamin E is an antioxidant important in protecting body tissue from damage caused by unstable substances called free radicals produced by cigarette smoke, sunlight, pollution, and chemical reactions in the body. Vitamin E helps to form red blood cells, keeping the immune system healthy and helping the body to use vitamin K.

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