7 Amazing Vitamin E Benefits that You Need to be Aware of

Vitamin E is a potent fat-soluble antioxidant that offers significant health benefits to ensure an overall healthy body and prevention from various ailments. It includes a group of eight compounds, that comprises both tocotrienols and tocopherols.

In addition to its antioxidant properties, there are numerous other advantages of Vitamin E that make it a must include in your daily diet. Some of the most popular sources of the nutrient are sunflower seeds, almonds, hazelnuts and wheat germ.

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The Incredible Uses and Health Benefits of Tocotrienol

From the vitamin E family, tocotrienol is the chemical. Humans need vitamin E for the proper functioning of the brain and body. You will find four variants of this chemical in nature like alpha, beta then gamma and finally delta. You will find rice bran oil, barley, wheat germ and palm fruit. Our body needs these chemicals, and sometimes food groups do not allow us to get the required amount of the chemical.

Hence, the reference substance materials are also available in the form of pills and capsules. The health properties and uses of the chemical are incredible, and the health benefits are powerful and improve the functionality of body and brain health.

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How COVID-19 revitalized interest in familiar letter vitamins

Back-to-basics As, Bs, and Cs (and Ds, and Ks, and Es) are basking in vitamins’ newfound glow.

Jia Zhang Lee, executive director, Davos Life Science (Singapore), notes that his company has seen a steady increase in demand for vitamin E tocotrienols in particular. “Research studies have shown that tocotrienols have positive health benefits in the management of hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes,” Lee notes. “These chronic conditions predispose individuals to the more severe form of COVID-19, and therefore there’s been growing interest in tocotrienol supplementation to help promote the prevention of these chronic diseases.”

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MPOB develops three palm-based technologies for commercialisation

The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) has developed three advanced palm-based technologies for commercialisation.

In a statement on Friday, it said the first is the process and formulation of palm vitamin E/ tocotrienol-rich fraction (TRF) chewable tablet. The second is palm oil-based polyol for floor coverings for indoor and outdoor and sports flooring markets while the third is a moisturising hand sanitiser with Vitamin E. MPOB said the three are among the technologies approved by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities for commercialisation.

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Health benefits of rice bran oil – weight loss, better blood sugar control and heart health

Rice bran oil is a popular cooking oil widely used in Asian countries, including China, India and Japan. It is manufactured from the outer layer of a rice kernel. This oil falls under the category of healthy cooking oils and offers numerous health benefits. The percentage of polyunsaturated fats present in rice bran oil is about 37 per cent and the percentage of monounsaturated fats present in it is 45 per cent. It is considered as a healthy alternative to vegetable oil. Furthermore, it is cheap and easy to obtain. This also makes this oil easy to inculcate in your cooking, and thereby, in your diets.

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Clinical study aims to tackle obesity with DeltaGold Tocotrienols

According to a paper published in BMJ Open, annatto tocotrienol’s potential anti-obesity effects are to be evaluated in post-menopausal women. The study design aims to assess the safety and efficacy of tocotrienols for lipid-related parameters in obese postmenopausal women. The six-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial will be conducted at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and will utilize DeltaGold® annatto-derived tocotrienol by American River Nutrition (Hadley, MA). This will be the first-ever tocotrienol clinical trial on an obese population.

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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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