Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARS Photo Library

Image Number 97CS3319

In immune system studies on the elderly, participants who received 200 international units of vitamin E daily for 1 year were 20 percent less likely to suffer from upper respiratory infections, such as colds, than those who received placebos.

Photo by Ken Hammond.

For further information, media sources may contact the USDA Photography Center.

640 pixels wide: (97CS3319.jpg)

Please visit our Image Gallery
Last Modified: 3/30/2005