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Fat-Soluble Vitamins in Wound Healing

Function in Wound Vitamin Healing

E Membrane antioxidant, influences wound healing by stabilizing cell walls and enhancing immune response

Subjects at Risk of Deficiency [Reference]

Long-term TPN [130,165]; premature infants [104,166]; those with burns and open wounds [108,111,112,146, 148,167,168]; malabsorption syndromes, such as celiac disease, biliary atresia, cystic fibrosis, pancreatitis [133]

Sources

Vegetable oils (primarily soybean, sunflower, and corn oils), unprocessed cereal grains, seeds, nuts, wheat germ, fruits, dark green leafy vegetables, legumes, meats til

Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)

Infants:

0-6 months, 4* mg/d; 7-12 months, 5* mg/d Children:

Males: 9-13 yr, 11 mg/d; 14-18 yr, 15 mg/d; 19-30 yr, 15 mg/d; 31-50 yr, 15 mg/d; 50-70 yr, 15 mg/d;

9-13 yr, 11 mg/d; 14-18 yr, 15 mg/d; 19-30 yr, 15 mg/d; 31-50 yr, 15 mg/d; 50-70 yr, 15 mg/d;

< 18 yr, 15 mg/d; 19-30 yr, 15 mg/d; 31-50 yr, 15 mg/d

Lactation:

< 18 yr, 19 mg/d; 19-30 yr, 19 mg/d; 31-50 yr, 19 mg/d

Recommendations to Optimize Wound Healing [Reference]

Until studies demonstrate optimal doses of vitamin E, high doses should be avoided; supplementation not to exceed 670 mg/d [132,139]

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