It is of paramount importance to note that vitamin E is an antioxidant and antioxidants may help in the fight against cancer and heart diseases. Antioxidants are substances that interact with free radicals in the body to stabilize them. “Free radicals are molecules with incomplete electron shells which make them more chemically reactive than those with complete electron shells” (National Cancer Institute, 2010).
Free radicals cause damage to the cells, which may cause cancer. Before drawing any conclusions, it is important to conduct a thorough research on any subject.