Vitamin E causes

Vitamin E causes
a) Hemorrhagic stroke
b) Cardiac failure
c) Ataxia
d) Megalablastic anemia
Correct Answer - C
Ans. is ‘c’ i.e., Ataxia
Vitamin E (tocopherol) is a fat-soluble vitamin with antioxidant
properties; It protects cell membranes from oxidation and
Vitamin E is found in a variety of food including oils, meat, eggs, and
leafy vegatables.
There are multiple forms and isomers of tocopherol and the related
compounds, tocotrienols.
The current evidence the primary bioactive form of Vitamin E is alfa-
Serum vitamin E levels are strongly influenced by concentration of
serum lipids, and do not accurately reflect tissue vitamin levels.
Effective vitamin E levels are calculated as the ratio of serum alpha-
tocopherol per gram total lipids.
Absorption of dietary vitamin E requires effective pancreatic exocrine
function and fat absorption, unless provided in a synthetic water-
soluble form.
Vitamin E deficiency is uncommon in humans except in special
This is due to the abundance of tocopherols in the diet.