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Plasma Vitamin E

Research analysis lead by Kamal Patel
All content reviewed by Examine.com Team.
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Summary of Plasma Vitamin E

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Plasma Vitamin E

Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect plasma vitamin e
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The mo re evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Outcome Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
grade-c Cocoa Extract - - See study
An increase in plasma vitamin E concentrations have been noted in soccer players alongside an increase in other antioxidative biomarkers, suggesting an antioxidant effect in this study.
grade-c Lactobacillus reuteri - - See study
grade-d Vitamin C - - See study
Two weeks of 2 g per day didn't alter plasma vitamin E levels.

All comparative evidence is now gathered in our ​A-to-Z Supplement Reference.

The evidence for each separate supplement is still freely available ​here.