he benefits of vitamin E for the skin have made it a skincare staple. This on-trend ingredient is believed to have hydrating, protective benefits to the skin, and could even help prevent premature ageing.
itamin E is also similar to vitamin C in that it also plays a role in keeping the immune system healthy. Researchers are working hard to understand this role, but it appears that there are several mechanisms involved….
In Part 1, we discussed the basics of this member of the vitamin E family and explained why tocotrienols have more health benefits than tocopherols. This month we will discuss the amazing tocotrienol health effects on inflammation, heart disease, bone health, metabolic health, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, and fatty liver disease.
A flower a day keeps the doctor away? Study highlights two flowers as source of healthy fatty-acids, carotenoids, and more.
If you could, you might hire an army to defend your skin against all the assaults it has to deal with day in and day out: pollution, stress, smoke and less-than-healthy foods, to name just a few. Luckily, you can think of antioxidants like vitamin E as your skin’s own battalion.
Are there any ways to treat or even prevent chapped skin naturally? Of course! Over the years I’ve learned what works—and what doesn’t—for protecting little chins, cheeks, and noses from the dry winter air. Here are the best ways to prevent, and in some cases treat, irritated facial skin in winter.
Looking into the future we know that palm oil is here to stay. Palm oil is a superior vegetable oil when done right. It brings functional benefits to markets and economic progress to producing countries, so it has the capacity to bring benefits to many. But it is up to all of us to decide what the future for palm oil will look like. We can create a bright tomorrow when we make the right choices.
It seems that humankind has been in search of cures for heart diseases for as long as medical science existed. The phenomenon was said to have first reared its ugly head in the 1920s and 1930s, when physicians across Britain and the United States were alerted that an uncommon disease was quickly becoming a leading cause of death.
Throughout the body, vitamins serve crucial functions to maintain cells in a state of health. Perhaps unimaginatively named for the letters of the alphabet, the vitamins are A, B, C, D and E. Vitamin K breaks the order but is no less important. A recent conversation with a fellow veterinarian led me to review the function of vitamin E in animals and I thought I would share what I learned. Vitamin E in animals serves as an antioxidant in conjunction with the mineral selenium. Routine cell functions that use energy to move molecules around generate a great deal of waste.