Get your free daily horoscope from Russel Grant Vitamin E deficiency: Difficulty walking could be a sign you need supplements – study

Fiona Callingham

Various studies have shown that a lack of vitamin E can ultimately trigger walking and coordination difficulties, as well as muscle weakness. Also known as alpha-tocopherol, or a-tocopherol, it is mainly found in fatty foods such as cooking oils – like olive oil and sunflower oil, and nuts and seeds. Vitamin E works to protect the neurons moving through our bodies – and without it the function of the nervous system can break down.

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