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Vitamin-E-Complex Review – 8 Things You May Not Know

By Sasha de Beausset Aparicio, MSc

Reviewed by Rebecca Williams, MD, MA, MB, BChir

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Evidence Based | Synopsis | Nutrition Info | Pros & Cons | Cautions | Price | Dosing | Verdict

Vitamin-E-Complex is introduced as a top quality dietary supplement designed to promote healthy cellular function through proper antioxidant support. The company behind the formula is Lifeplus, specialized in developing nutritional supplements aimed to treat a wide variety of conditions. The producer is committed to using the best practice methodology and guarantees the superiority of their supplements as result of a rigorous quality control conducted throughout the entire manufacturing process. The company also claims to continuously improve their formulations according to latest medical discoveries. The cold production processing ensures that the integrity of the active substances found in the raw materials is preserved.

Vitamin-E-Complex is a simple vitamin based supplement that includes all eight isomers known to constitute the Vitamin E family. The eight isomers are classified in 2 classes: 4 Tocopherols (alfa, beta, gamma, and delta) and 4 Tocotrienols (alfa, beta, gamma, and delta). For safety and effectiveness reasons, the ratios used in the composition of this product are similar to those occurring in natural sources.

The formula is targeted for individuals who recognize the importance of an effective antioxidant support on the general health and who decide to support the body’s natural antioxidant defense through a safe and potent product that will help them achive the desired long-term benefits.


1) Vitamin-E-Complex at a Glance

Vitamin-E-Complex is a single vitamin-based product.
The most common form of vitamin E used within dietary supplements is D-alpha-tocopherol. This happens because the alpha-tocopherol seems to have the most nutritional importance and is most often needed in the bodily processes. The richest natural sources of vitamin E are vegetable oils, dairy products, eggs, meat, nuts, green vegetables, and cereals. Among its many claimed health benefits, Vitamin E seems to be essential in maintaining a healthy cognitive function and nervous, cardiovascular and circulatory systems. Its benefits on the heart and circulatory system have been extensively researched, but unfortunately latest results were not encouraging.

The antioxidant properties of vitamin E have a great contribution in protecting cell membranes (including nervous cells) against oxidation and the Omega-3 fatty acid DHA (largely found in the brain) against peroxidation. Researchers observed that people who get proper amounts of Vitamin E present lower risks of developing mild cognitive impairment. Vitamin E deficit was also observed in patiens who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, particularly low levels of Alfa-tocopherylquinone and 5-nitro-gamma-tocopherol.

The recommended daily allowances of vitamin E in case of adults are 15 milligrams, equivalent to 22.5 IU. Breastfeeding women should increase the dose to 19 milligrams (28.5 IU). Long-term use of vitamin E supplementation should be approached cautiously. Side effects may occur especially when the tolerable upper intake level is exceeded (which is 300 milligrams per day for adults). Long term use (several years) has been associated with increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke.

Nutrition Info

2) Ingredients of Vitamin-E-Complex

Vitamin-E-Complex contains the following ingredients: Mixed Tocopherols (from Soy, including D-Alpha-, D-Beta, D-Gamma- and D-Delta-Tocopherol), capsule shell (Modified Starch (from Corn), Chondrus Chrispus (Carrageenan), glycerin (vegetable), Sorbitol and water), sunflower oil, mixed Tocotrienols (from Palm Oil and Fruit, including D-Alpha-, D-Beta-, D-Gamma- and D-Delta-Tocotrienol), and palm oil.

3) Is Vitamin-E-Complex Right for You?

Vitamin-E-Complex includes all the eight members of the vitamin E family. According to the manufacturer, it contains the entire complex of naturally occurring Tocopherols (d-alpha, d-delta and d-Gamma Tocopherols) for maximum utilization in the body.

Besides the antioxidant function which is best known for, Vitamin E has many biological functions. Other functions include enzymatic activities, gene expression, and neurological function. It’s also been suggested that the most important function of vitamin E is in cell signaling.

As an antioxidant, Vitamin E can prevent the propagation of free radicals in tissues. It also plays a role in smooth muscle growth as an enzymatic activity regulator. Some studies suggest that this vitamin also has an effect on gene expression (the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product), plays a role in neurological functions and inhibition of platelet aggregation, protects lipids and prevents the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids.

So far, most human supplementation studies about vitamin E have used only alpha-tocopherol (one type of vitamin E). This can affect levels of other forms of vitamin E, such as reducing serum gamma- and delta-tocopherol concentrations. Moreover, a 2007 clinical study involving alpha-tocopherol concluded that supplementation did not decrease the risk of the significant cardiovascular events in middle-aged and older men.

The recommended dosage is one capsule daily.

Pros & Cons

4) Vitamin-E-Complex: Pros and Cons

  • The manufacturer is an experienced company.
  • Complete formula (containing all active forms of vitamin E) for enhanced benefits
  • Online purchasing is possible from the official website
  • Additional benefits are offered if the customer chooses to become an ASAP member
  • A 30-day money back guarantee is available for all products
  • All transactions are securized with specific softwares


5) What You Need to Know Before Taking Vitamin-E-Complex

  • There is no free trial offer mentioned
  • There is no indication of an existing scientific research involving Vitamin-E-Complex
  • A reduced amount of information about the product is available on the official site.


6) Vitamin-E-Complex Price

One bottle of Vitamin-E-Complex contains 60 capsules which should be enough for a two month’s supply. Compared to similar products, this supplement is average priced and has good value.

Only LifePlus sells this product. To make a purchase, one can either get in touch with the company via their website or contact one of their business associates. It is worth mentioning that the company offers substantial discounts to partners.


7) Vitamin-E-Complex Serving Size

The manufacturer of Vitamin-E-Complex makes no warning against any potential side effects or potential harmful combinations with other drugs. The suggested dose is 2 softgels daily, taken separately.


8) Our Final Take On Vitamin-E-Complex

Vitamin-E-Complex is advertised as one of the most important single antioxidants able to provide a potent nutritional support to the lipid based parts of the human cells, including membranes. It is offered as a vegetarian formula that lacks gluten which is known as one of the most common allergens. However, the formula may contain traces of soy, fish/shellfish and dairy products and should be considered with precaution by people who are known to have allergic reactions to these substances.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women and patients already under medication should also consult a specialized physician before starting to administrate Vitamin-E-Complex. The lack of testimonials from consumers is a major disadvantage, besides the fact that no other science-based evidence is provided to support the formula’s effectiveness. All in all, we would rate the supplement as a high quality high effectiveness formulation if you are in for the long-term results and not just a quick solution.

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Jessica L.

For me this is one of the best sources of vitamin E that I have tried so far. I experience most of the benefits it is supposed to have, from increased cognitive ability to healthier heart and circulatory system. I have my blood tests to confirm these benefits.

Mike P. Simmons

This vitamin supplement works excellent for me and my wife! Since we started taking these softgels our memory has improved, my skin and hair look healthier than ever, not to mention my wife’s delight when she noticed the difference in the aspect of her complexion.