... ALPHA TOCOPHEROL (Vitamin E) when applied to the skin, is claimed to have beneficial actions against aging of the skin caused by ultraviolet light, such as sunlight. The FDA has not evaluated these claims. The ability of these skin products to aid in the healing of minor burns and sunburns has also not been substantiated. Vitamin E is a naturally occurring vitamin that is found in many foods such as cereal grains, fruits, green leafy vegetables, vegetable oils, and wheat germ oil. Generic vitamin E creams, ointments and gels, are available. ...
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