Tocotrienols: Applications and Health Benefits

Tocotrienols: Applications and Health Benefits

Tocotrienol (to-ko-tri-蓹-n艒l):Maybe you鈥檝e heard the word before, maybe it鈥檚 completely new to you. So,聽what聽exactly are Tocotrienols and why are they so聽important for overall health, aging and disease prevention?聽A tocotrienol is an unsaturated,聽lipid-soluble聽form of Vitamin E. This form consists聽of聽unique biochemical properties聽that聽enable it聽to move easily throughout the body and access areas that other forms of the vitamin are unable to reach.聽Tocotrienols聽are聽a聽highly potent聽form of Vitamin E and because of their distinct聽chemical structure and the fact that they have聽a higher cellular uptake than their counterparts they are an excellent聽delivery system for antioxidants.

Tocotrienols and聽Skin Benefits

聽聽聽聽聽Tocotrienols have been shown to protect the skin against the聽effects of oxidation聽

聽聽聽聽聽Studies have suggested that skin care products containing tocotrienols can聽reduce the production of free radicals聽that result from overexposure to the sun

聽聽聽聽聽More and more evidence suggest a promising future for Tocotrienols in cosmetic and skin care products that protect against harmful effects from oxidative stress by interacting with antioxidant enzymes.

Tocotrienols and Triglyceride Levels

聽聽聽聽聽聽Triglycerides are a type of fat/lipid that can be found in your bloodstream. They are formed聽when you聽consume excess calories聽that you don鈥檛 end up using immediately. Having聽high levels of triglycerides has been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, atherosclerosis, and diabetes.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Tocotrienols have been found to聽activate signals to improve the metabolism of fat聽in liver cells and improve overall fat metabolism while preventing fatty build up in the liver

聽聽聽聽聽If you are taking an omega-3 supplement but you鈥檙e still struggling with high triglycerides, our聽NanoEPA emulsified liquid fish oilis the perfect solution. We鈥檝e added vitamin D & E complex and tocotrienols which can聽directly regulate triglyceride synthesis in the body.

Tocotrienols and Cancer

聽聽聽聽聽Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related death聽in the United States and is expected to become the 2nd leading cause by the year 2020. Tocotrienols have been show to聽inhibit the growth and survival of many types of cancer cells聽including those connected to Pancreatic cancer.聽

聽聽聽聽聽A research study performed by DavosLife found that聽Tocotrienols聽prevented prostate cancer聽formation in 75% of mice pre-treated with Tocotrienols as compared to the control group.

聽聽聽聽聽Tocotrienols also affect certain proteins in聽Melanoma skin cancer cells聽causing malignant cells to die and helping to prevent their regrowth. This would suggest that Tocotrienols could聽potentially support the prevention of certain skin cancers.

鈥 few more benefits: Tocotrienols聽have been found to promote new artery formation after a stroke, lower homocysteine levels, improve insulin sensitivity, protect vital brain circuitry, and even prevent bone loss!聽

NanoEPA Emulsified Fish Oil聽contains a Vitamin D & E Complex plus Tocotrienols to support healthy cholesterol & triglyceride levels, healthy heart, brain and joint function-plus so much more! Visit our website聽www.biopharmasci.com聽to find out more.聽

Sources cited:聽

Davos Life Science-

US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health-

The Journal of聽Physiology and Biochemistry

Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research-聽

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