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Manfred Steiner
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Published on Apr 27, 2009in Nutrition Reviews 5.78
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Vitamin E has emerged as a major factor in the prevention and inhibition of cardiovascular disease. The inhibition of platelet function, especially adhesion, which is an important event in the development and propagation of cardiovascular disease, plays a crucial role in the beneficial effect that vitamin E exerts on such diseases. Although it is best known for its antioxidant activity, vitamin E interferes with platelet adhesion via a mechanism that is independent of this action. Vitamin E-indu...