Annatto Tocotrienol Improves Fatty Liver Index in Patients

Delta-tocotrienol from annatto decreased biomarkers associated with fatty liver, suggests a published clinical study in patients diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

A recent study conducted at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Pakistan, and published in the Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, adds new data to a growing body of evidence that shows tocotrienol benefits for the liver.

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What are the symptoms of low vitamin E?

The body needs vitamin E to function, making it an essential vitamin. It is fat-soluble, meaning that it requires fat from the diet to be properly absorbed. Vitamin E is mainly stored in the liver before being released into the blood stream for use.

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Get to know tocotrienols: Your brain will thank you later!

You know that vitamin C helps boost your immune system, and vitamin A supports your vision. What if there were a naturally occurring letter vitamin that supports your brain health? Further, what if the federal government was pouring millions of dollars into researching the benefits of this vitamin? The good news is that it’s already readily available. It’s a form of natural vitamin E called tocotrienols.

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Benefits of Vitamin E Oil for Skin

Vitamin E is a wonder drug which helps to neutralize free radicals that cause damage to the cells and results in cancer, cardiovascular disease, and various other illnesses. Vitamin E oil consists of a group of eight compounds including tocotrienols and tocopherols, which can be found in many skincare products. Thus Vitamin E oil helps in skin rejuvenation and overall health with its antioxidant properties. Here are some benefits of vitamin E oil for skin when applied daily.

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Vitamin E Bioavailability Considerations for Maximized Health Benefits

Research has shown vitamin E’s health benefits to the brain, heart, bones; but, brands need to take notice of the form, as natural vitamin E imparts more health benefits.

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The Three Great Eras of Vitamin E

Vitamin E products have evolved from a product based on alpha-tocopherol to complete formulas that are bio-enhanced, non-GMO and derived from vegetable oils.

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Is an Increased Risk of Catching Tuberculosis Related to Vitamin E Deficiency?

Researchers in Peru found that vitamin E deficiency in individuals was associated with an increased risk of contracting tuberculosis from household members with tuberculosis. As such, they recommend assessing the vitamin E status of these individuals and possibly providing vitamin E supplementation to help curb the spread of tuberculosis.

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Top 8 Health Benefits Of Vitamin E

You all must have heard that Vitamin E is healthy and should be an important part of your diet. However, the reason may not be known to everyone. Well, you just checked into the right place to find your answers!

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The Difference Between Tocopherol and Tocotrienol

Tocopherol is one of the 2 members of the vitamin E family. The other member is known as tocotrienol. Vitamin E incorporates 8 different compounds. These include 4 tocopherols (alpha, beta, gamma and delta) and 4 tocotrienols (alpha, beta, gamma and delta). Both of them require fat in the diet in order to be absorbed and distributed within the body. Although it may seem like the two members are similar, various differences exist between them as outlined below.

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Decreasing stress-induced gastritis – The Star

Suffering from stress-induced gastritis? Palm vitamin E may be the solution. Studies on the use of this vitamin in rats have shown that it reduces stress-induced gastritis. The rats, which were pre-treated with palm vitamin E, had gastritis induced in them following the stress of being immersed in water.

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