A group of eight fat soluble compounds that include four tocopherols and four tocotrienols. Vitamin E deficiency, which is rare and usually due to an underlying problem with digesting dietary fat rather than from a diet low in vitamin E, can cause nerve problems.
Vitamin E is found in the following foods
Vegetable oils (such as wheat germ, sunflower, safflower, corn, and soybean oils)
Nuts (such as almonds, peanuts, and hazelnuts/filberts)
Seeds (such as sunflower seeds)
Green leafy vegetables (such as spinach and broccoli)
Fortified breakfast cereals, fruit juices, margarine, and spreads.
Fortified means that vitamins have been added to the food.