Experimental ‘golden’ potato could hold power to prevent disease in developing nations

An experimental “golden” potato could hold the power to prevent disease and death in developing countries where residents rely heavily upon the starchy food for sustenance, new research suggests.

A serving of the yellow-orange lab-engineered potato has the potential to provide as much as 42 percent of a child’s recommended daily intake of vitamin A and 34 percent of a child’s recommended intake of vitamin E, according to a recent study co-led by researchers at The Ohio State University.

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How Tocopherols mixed Market will Grow in Future? PMR Research Offers Insights 2017 – 2025

Global citizens are more aware of their health and governments around the world laid several rules to stall the use of harmful preservatives in food products. The new crop of organic foods is in high demand in the global food and beverage markets. These elements are playing a significant role in the growth of the natural preservatives such as Tocopherols (mixed). There has been a considerable rise in the use of natural foods which has positively affected the use of natural and no harmful preservatives. The market of the natural preservatives such as Tocopherols (mixed) reaping the benefits of this new environment-friendly preservatives market.

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Tocotrienols Dalam Vitamin E Bisa Turunkan Risiko Stroke

Sejumlah penelitian menunjukkan bahwa tocotrienols yang terkandung dalam vitamin E bisa melindungi otak dari kerusakan akibat stroke dan mengurangi risiko stroke rekuren.

“Kerusakan otak saat stroke bisa dicegah dengan memicu pembuluh darah disekitarnya untuk melebarkan dan mengarahkan aliran darah disekitar penyumbatan,” kata peneliti tocotrienol, Professor Chandan K. Sen, seperti dilansir laman MSN, Selasa (7/11).

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Why your horse needs vitamin E

Vitamin E helps keep a horse’s muscles, nerves and all his internal workings functioning smoothly. And if he’s not getting it naturally in a green pasture, then you’ll need to find a way to add it to his diet. Here’s a look at what vitamin E does and what you can do to make sure your horse gets enough—but not too much.

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Vitamin E discovery in maize could lead to more nutritious crop

New research has identified genes that control vitamin E content in maize grain, a finding that could lead to improving the nutritional profile of this staple crop.

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Here’s why you should be taking vitamin E

Vitamin E sure tops the chart of our favourite beauty ingredients. It has intense hydrating and anti-ageing properties, and can work wonders on your skin and hair if applied regularly. We list down all the skin and hair concerns that Vitamin E can be used to fight against.

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Vitamin E: A Closer Look at Tocotrienols

When vitamin E was discovered in 1922, it was discovered as alpha-tocopherol. Between that time and 1940, scientists delved into tocopherol research, ranging from alpha-tocopherol’s isolation from plants2, chemical identification3,4, complete synthesis5, and antioxidant activity6. In fact, the tocopherol form remained the main focus of vitamin E science for decades, and, as such, research on tocopherols boomed.7,8

Tocotrienols were discovered later, in the mid-1960s.9,10 Tocotrienols’ ability to lower lipids was first reported in the early 1980s; in the 1990s, tocotrienols were associated with reduction of cardiovascular diseases and inhibition of cancers.11 Despite the growing research on tocotrienols, they are still often confused with tocopherols and were not even properly listed in the Merck Index, the encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals, until 2001.12

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What you need to know about tocotrienols

Tocotrienols are a group of chemicals that are part of the vitamin E family. So far, research has uncovered numerous benefits associated with tocotrienols.

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Consider Vitamin E to improve pig performance

Vitamin E benefits meat coloration, flavor and smell.

“Piglets are born with low vitamin E and rely on colostrum to restore levels and prevent deficiency,” says Bergstrom. “Increasing the sow’s dietary level of vitamin E prior to farrowing boosts levels of vitamin E in colostrum, allowing piglets to rapidly increase vitamin E levels after birth and maintain optimal levels until weaning.”

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What Is the RDA for Vitamin E?

The Institute of Medicine establishes a recommended dietary allowance, or RDA, for important nutrients. The RDA represents the average daily intake of a nutrient that meets the needs of 97 to 98 percent of healthy people. RDA values for vitamin E vary by age but not by gender.

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