Solgar® 268 mg (400IU) Vitamin E Softgels, comes in softgel form to support the absorption of this fat-soluble nutrient. This ensures your body gets the support it needs to protect the cells from oxidative stress caused by free radicals. It also contains natural Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol) which in studies has shown to be 1.3 times more bioavailable than synthetic forms**.Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin and can naturally be found in nuts, nut oils, olive oil, green leafy vegetables and avocados. It is an essential nutrient as it is the primary antioxidant which contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress and damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are formed when we convert our food into energy, or when we are exposed to air pollution and ultraviolet light from the sun. In addition, the body needs Vitamin E to support the immune system. Eating a healthy and balanced diet should bring you to sufficient levels of Vitamin E but unfortunately the diets of most people do not reach this.All Solgar® products meet our industry recognized Gold Standard for excellence. Made using naturally sourced ingredients and innovating since 1947, Solgar® is your perfect supplement to good health 98% of Solgar® consumers recommend the brand*Softgel Capsule Shell: (gelatin (from bovine), vegetable glycerin (from palm kernel oil and coconut oil)), Bulking Agents: (safflower oil, vegetable oil), Vitamin E (as D-alpha tocopherol), Mixed tocopherols (D-beta, D-gamma, D-delta, D-alpha tocopherols).