8 modern-day nutrient deficiencies
Signs of deficiency of this fat-soluble vitamin are most common in people who have trouble absorbing fat (such as those with small-intestine bacterial overgrowth or cystic fibrosis). Deficiency may result in nerve damage, vision problems and weakened immunity.
Tip: For the best balance, choose a supplement that contains mixed forms of vitamin E, including alpha-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol.
Daily dose: 100–200 IU mixed tocopherols