Vitamin E is collective term describing a group of antioxidant compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. Vitamin E Powder 700IU is a water-soluble supplement that contains 700IU/g of an enantiomerically pure form of Vitamin E, D-Alpha Tocopherol.
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This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
When comparing Vitamin E products, you will need to compare the IU (International Units). This a a standard indicator of the biological activity of the vitamin product. Purebulk's Vitamin E Powder 700 IU provides 700 IU per gram in the form of D-alpha tocopheryl acetate.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends a Daily Value (DV) of 30 IU for adults and children four or more years of age.
Here is some information that may be useful in comparing Vitamin E products: Vitamin E from natural sources is d-alpha tocopherol. Synthetic Vitamin E is dl-alpha tocopherol.
To convert from mg to IU:
1 mg of alpha-tocopherol is equivalent to 1.49 IU of the natural form, or 2.22 IU of the synthetic form.
To convert from IU to mg:
1 IU of alpha-tocopherol is equivalent to 0.67 mg of the natural form or 0.45 mg of the synthetic form.