Vitamin E: The Skin Benefits Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Antioxidants, like vitamin E, prevent cellular damage from occurring in your skin. How else does vitamin E benefit your skin?

What is vitamin E’s effect on the skin?

Vitamin E acts as an antioxidant that repairs and protects the skin.


Free radicals are atoms with an uneven number of ______.

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.


How often does your body produce vitamin E?

This was a trick question! Your body can’t produce vitamin E.


Vitamin E can NOT help prevent which of the following?

Vitamin E can help prevent damage to your DNA and premature aging, but not heart failure.


What percentage of your daily allowance of vitamin E will an ounce of peanuts offer?

An ounce of peanuts gives you 11 percent of your daily vitamin E allowance.


Which of these foods contains vitamin E?

Vitamin E is found in many nuts, fruits and vegetables.


How much of vitamin E is needed every day?

According to the National Institutes of Health, an adult needs 15 milligrams of vitamin E daily.


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 tablespoon of wheat germ oil will give you 24.6 milligrams of vitamin E -- way more than 100 percent of your recommended daily allowance.


What percentage of your daily allowance of vitamin E will one sweet potato provide?

One sweet potato can give you 40 percent of your daily allowance of vitamin E.


Taking vitamin E long-term can reduce what health problem?

Taking vitamin E regularly can reduce sunburn inflammation.


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