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Why is vitamin E so important to immune health?

Well-known for its healthy-skin benefits, vitamin E is an antioxidant that has been shown to support the immune system in addition to helping slow down the aging process. It acts as a “big brother” to other vitamins, protecting them from oxidation and, thus, allowing them to do their work.

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