Foods rich in vitamin E

The recommended daily amount of vitamin E revolves around 15 mg per day.

Excessive intake of this vitamin can increase the risks of bleeding, since it has an anticoagulant action within the body. The maximum daily consumption is around 1,000 mg per day.

This vitamin isn’t fattening, as does not participate in the energy metabolism of the body, but is usually found in fatty foods, vegetable oils, nuts, which are foods that when consumed in excess, can put on a few pounds. READ ALSO: how to lose 8 Kg in 1 Month Without Starving

The food sources of vitamin E are, in your most of vegetable origin, such as oilseeds, whole grains, vegetable oils, and some seeds.

However, there are exceptions: Eggs, liver and fat of meats are also rich in this vitamin. Remembering that it is not advisable to consume fatty meats for many reasons, as they are not very healthy sources of energy.

Check now a list with all the food we can find vitamin E:

Foods rich in vitamin E

Pistachio: contains 3 mg of vitamin E in 65 grams of food;
Almonds: contains 4 mg of vitamin E in 80 grams of food;
Brazil nuts: contains 5 mg of vitamin E in 70 grams of the food;
Almond oil: contains 5 mg of vitamin E in 13 grams of food;
Peanuts: contains 5 mg of vitamin E in 70 grams of the food;
Sunflower oil: contains 7mg of vitamin E in 13 grams of food;
Hazel: contains 15 mg of vitamin E in 70 grams of the food;
Sunflower seed: contains 17mg of vitamin E in 30 grams of food;
Wheat germ oil: contains 17mg of vitamin E in 30 grams of food.