Vitamin E is well known to consumers across the globe, but their tocotrienol-form is not. In the first part on of special series on tocotrienols, NutraIngredients-USA looks at the potential health benefits of nutrients described as “the next generation vitamin E”.
Vitamin E (tocopherol)
The ability of vitamin E to help fight respiratory tract infections in the elderly may be impacted by a person’s sex and their genetics, suggests a new study.
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly blocked by a blood clot or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, driving blood into the spaces surrounding brain cells, or neurons.
Robert F. Cathcart, III, M.D. The Journal of the American Medical Association, Jan. 10, 1972, Vol. 219, No. 2.
To the editor: - The increasing interest in vitamin E (tocopherol) in California has led to tremendous public self-experimentation. Health food stores sell massive amounts of concentrated vitamin E.
by Andrew W. Saul
The first course I ever taught was entitled "Forgotten Research in Medicine." That was in 1976. Even by that time, there had been a strikingly large number of impeccably qualified researchers and physicians who had left drug-and-cut medicine behind in favor of a naturopathic approach.
Thu Aug 22, 2002
THURSDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthScoutNews) -- If you are a woman who doesn't get enough vitamin E, you could increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.
A study in the September issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that low vitamin E intake in middle-aged women is a risk factor for early atherosclerosis.
The study included 307 southern Italian women, average age 56, with no clinical history of cardiovascular disease. The women did not take any vitamin supplements containing the antioxidant vitamins A, C or E.