No Evidence Vitamin E Benefits Persons With Alzheimer’s Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment (Cochrane Database)

Summary

There is no evidence that Vitamin E supplementation, in the alpha-tocopherol form, given to people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) would help to prevent or delay the progression to dementia. Similarly, there is no evidence that Vitamin E supplementation improves cognitive function in people with MCI or dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Reference

Farina, N. Llewellyn, D. [and] Isaac, MGEKN. [et al] (2017). Vitamin E for Alzheimer’s dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. April  2017, 18; 4: CD002854.

There is also an Executive Summary.

Note:

“…further research is quite likely to affect the results”.

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