Vitamine E

Vitamin E, otherwise known as alpha-tocopherol, serves as a cofactor in several enzyme systems. It helps to protect fats, cell membranes, DNA, and enzymes against damage, it encourages normal growth and development, it helps to prevent vitamin E deficiency in premature infants and those with low birth weights, it acts as an antioxidant to protect against heart disease and cancer, it improves the immune system and it reduces the risk of a first fatal heart attack in men.
Vitamin E is also an important factor for reproduction success with reptiles. This vitamin is especially important in the forming of eggs and the strength and shape of the young that is to grow in it.

Great sources of vitamin E may be found in wheat germ, nuts and seeds, whole grain cereals, eggs, and leafy greens.