Vitamin E tocopherols and their tocotrienol cousins act as antioxidants and help maintain cardiovascular health, but through different mechanisms. E-Tocotrienol™ offers the benefits of both. This broad-spectrum mixture provides naturally-occurring isomers (d-alpha, d-beta, d-delta, d-gamma) of vitamin E and tocotrienols found in rice bran. D-alpha tocopherol content is standardized at 100 IU. We list the actual, elemental content of tocotrienols (50 mg) on our label, not simply the amount of tocotrienol-containing material. It can be difficult to distinguish this difference on many labels.
Gamma E 400 w/Tocotrienols 30 softgels has demonstrated that gamma-tocopherol, the main dietary source of vitamin E, has a very important role in supporting health. Gamma-tocopherol is a more effective antioxidant then alpha-tocopherol and may be an important factor for a healthy cardiovascular system.
Tocotrienols are members of the vitamin E family and may have a beneficial effects on human health. Research suggests that the tocotrienols are unique and novel in their activities that help support healthy cholesterol levels; promote healthy cellular growth and provide antioxidant effects; and support the body’s innate neuroprotective5 properties.
Tocotrienols softgel capsules contain tocotrienols derived from red palm oil from the Elaeis guineensis tree. Due to their unique chemical structure, tocotrienols provide potent antioxidant benefits throughout the body. Most importantly, tocotrienols shield DNA from oxidant damage while protecting cellular membranes.