Vitamin E provides effective, safe treatment for fatty liver in HIV patients

“Vitamin E has been shown to improve fatty liver in the general population,” says the study’s lead author Dr. Giada Sebastiani, Associate Professor in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. “Here we provide evidence for its beneficial effect and safety in people living with HIV, who have a higher prevalence of fatty liver disease.”

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Sime Darby Oils to exploit tocotrienols for NAFLD treatment

Sime Darby Oils (SDO) is changing its business landscape from selling tocotrienols as a supplement product, Natrieo, to treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or NAFLD with it. NAFLD is the term for a range of conditions caused by a build-up of fat in the liver, which may lead to serious liver damage if left untreated.

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Boosting your brain function as you age

Research shows that tocotrienols protect against cardiovascular disease by decreasing artery stiffness, which occurs due to age and the accumulation of fatty plaques on our artery walls, and high blood pressure, which is a risk factor for many cardiovascular conditions.

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There’s More Than One Type of Vitamin E — The Study of Tocotrienol and Chronic Conditions

Although research on tocotrienols is well underway, few have heard of this important, albeit elusive, member of the vitamin E family. Tocotrienols were first discovered in the late 1950s and—originally thought to be tocopherols—were mislabeled with Greek letters such as epsilon and zeta.6 The mistake was recognized,7,8 but official designations in the Merck Index were not corrected until 2001.9,10 It’s not surprising, then, that tocotrienols are only now emerging into public view, and the timing is fortuitous. According to the US Census Bureau, older adults (age 65 and older) will soon outnumber children, and with increasing age comes a heightened risk of chronic conditions. Tocotrienols may help prevent and address aging concerns through their antioxidant properties.

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This Is Why You See Tocotrienols Popping Up In *All* The Wellness Spots

Tocotrienols, or “Tocos” as they’re affectionately known, have been around for a while, but more recently, they’ve become increasingly popular thanks to the growing alternative wellness market. Like turmeric and medicinal mushrooms, Tocotrienols can be found in powdered form and can be plucked off the shelf to adorn your lattes and smoothie bowls.

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Bryce Wylde tells nearly 13,000 followers about palm-derived tocotrienols

Popular alternative health expert Bryce Wylde recently told his nearly 13,000 combined Instagram and Facebook followers about the health benefits of palm-derived tocotrienols. In his lead paragraph he states, “Best supplemental sources of tocotrienols are derived from Malaysian sustainable red palm fruit oil.”  Wylde describes how palm-derived tocotrienols support the brain, heart, skin, hair, liver and immune function.

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