Vitamin E: The Skin Benefits Quiz

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What is vitamin E’s effect on the skin?
protects the skin
repairs the skin
Both answers are correct.
Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant that repairs and protects the skin.

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Free radicals are atoms with an uneven number of ______.
electrons
Free radicals have an uneven number of electrons. When they form inside your body, they steal electrons from some of the healthy cells that make up your skin.
protons
neutrons

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How often does your body produce vitamin E?
daily
hourly
Your body can’t produce it.
This was a trick question! Your body can’t produce vitamin E.

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Vitamin E can NOT help prevent which of the following?
DNA damage
premature aging
heart failure
Vitamin E can help prevent damage to your DNA and premature aging, but not heart failure.

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What percentage of your daily allowance of vitamin E will an ounce of peanuts offer?
31 percent
21 percent
11 percent
An ounce of peanuts gives you 11 percent of your daily vitamin E allowance.

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Which of these foods contains vitamin E?
nuts
Vitamin E is found in many nuts, fruits and vegetables.
chicken
whole-grain bread
Vitamin E is found in many nuts, fruits and vegetables.

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How much of vitamin E is needed every day?
25 milligrams
15 milligrams
According to the National Institutes of Health, an adult needs 15 milligrams of vitamin E daily.
five milligrams

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Wheat germ oil is very rich in vitamin E. In fact you'll get more than 100 percent of your daily allowance with this much:
one teaspoon
one tablespoon
One tablespoon of wheat germ oil will give you 24.6 milligrams of vitamin E -- way more than 100 percent of your recommended daily allowance.
1/4 cup

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What percentage of your daily allowance of vitamin E will one sweet potato provide?
25 percent
40 percent
One sweet potato can give you 40 percent of your daily allowance of vitamin E.
65 percent

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Taking vitamin E long-term can reduce what health problem?
poor hearing
sunburn
Taking vitamin E regularly can reduce sunburn inflammation.
cellulite

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