What is the average daily dosage for vitamin E?

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The average dosing of vitamin E for capsules, tablets, and oral solution is based on daily recommended intakes. The following information on dosages is to prevent a vitamin E deficiency since most individuals attain a sufficient amount of vitamin E through their diet. To prevent vitamin E deficiency in adult and teenage males, the average is 10 milligrams, which is equal to 16.7 Units per day. To prevent deficiency in adult and teenage females, the average is 8 milligrams, or 13 Units per day. For children 4 to 10 years old, the average is 7 milligrams, or 11.7 Units per day. For children younger than 3 years old, the average is 3 to 6 milligrams, or 5 to 10 Units per day. To make sure you get enough vitamin E in your diet, eat the foods that contain the vitamin, such as eggs, leafy vegetables, wheat germ, and whole grains.

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