Tocotrienols: Emerging Science and Innovations of Vitamin E Part 2: Amazing and Powerful Studies with Tocotrienols

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.

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Edible flowers can contribute to daily dose of vitamin E, study suggests

A flower a day keeps the doctor away? Study highlights two flowers as source of healthy fatty-acids, carotenoids, and more.

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Vitamin E – An Antioxidant & Immunity Fat Soluble Vitamin

Vitamin E is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Vitamin E also plays a role in your immune system and metabolic processes. Good sources of vitamin E are vegetable oils, margarine, nuts, seeds, and some leafy greens, but not all. Vitamin E is also added to foods like cereals. Most people get enough vitamin E from the foods they eat. People with certain disorders, such as liver diseases, cystic fibrosis, and Crohn’s disease may need extra vitamin E.

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THE SKIN BENEFITS OF VITAMIN E

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.

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7 Natural Ways to Combat Chapped Skin on Little Faces

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.

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Shaping the future of palm oil

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.

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Take palm Vitamin E tocotrienols to protect your heart

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.

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Vitamin E deficiency common in prairie livestock

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.

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Vitamin E – Fact Sheet for Consumers

The federal government’s 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans notes that “Nutritional needs should be met primarily from foods. … Foods in nutrient-dense forms contain essential vitamins and minerals and also dietary fiber and other naturally occurring substances that may have positive health effects. In some cases, fortified foods and dietary supplements may be useful in providing one or more nutrients that otherwise may be consumed in less-than-recommended amounts.”

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How antioxidants can hasten the spread of lung cancer

A few years ago, scientists in Sweden sparked a heated debate when they published research suggesting that taking antioxidant supplements, such as vitamin E, could make cancer more invasive. Their revelations challenged the belief that antioxidants can help fight cancer.

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