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alpha-Tocotrienol: One Research-Backed Benefit & One Side-Effect

All tocotrienols have some physical antioxidant activity, depending on the type of antioxidant performance being measured.

alpha-Tocotrienol is thought to help to prevent stroke-related neurodegeneration and to protect against brain damage due to stroke.

It has also shown some potent inflammatory activity.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of alpha-tocotrienol that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about alpha-tocotrienol named What Is alpha-Tocotrienol? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of alpha-Tocotrienol

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of alpha-tocotrienol.

1. Stroke

alpha-Tocotrienol - Stroke

About this claim

This nutrient may be beneficial for aiding in the prevention of getting a stroke. A stroke is a life-threatening medical condition. Nutrients play an efficient role in the prevention and control of the risk of stroke.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 11 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

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Research-Backed Side-Effects Of alpha-Tocotrienol

These are some of the potential research-backed side-effects of alpha-tocotrienol.

1. Inflammation

alpha-Tocotrienol - Inflammation

About this claim

Consuming foods that are bad for you can cause chronic inflammations. Research shows that all nutrients might not be useful for you. Some might give you or make your inflammation worse.

Research sources for this claim

You are welcome to explore 47 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.

Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator




Sara
Niemelä

I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!