Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to vitamin E and protection of DNA, proteins and lipids from oxidative damage in conformance to Article 13 (1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006
The claimed effects are «protection of body cells from oxidative
damage by being a free radical sacenger» and «antioxidants and aging».
On the basis of the data presented, the Panel concludes that a cause and
effect relationship has been established between the dietary intake of
vitamin E and protection of DNA, protein and lipids from oxidative
Te following wording reflects the scientific evidence: «Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cell constituents from oxidative damage»
Source: EFSA JOURNAL 2010