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Is alpha-tocopherol vegan?

Alpha-tocopherol is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is alpha-tocopherol?

Alpha-tocopherol, also known as vitamin E, is a fat-soluble nutrient with powerful antioxidant properties. It plays a vital role in protecting cells from oxidative stress, which can lead to various health problems, including heart disease and cancer. Alpha-tocopherol can be found naturally in many foods, such as nuts, seeds, and leafy greens, but it is also commonly added to processed foods as a preservative. This nutrient is essential for maintaining healthy skin, eyes, and immune function, making it an important ingredient to include in a well-rounded diet.

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