alpha-Tocotrienol, α-tocotrienol, is one of eight members of the group that collectively are called Vitamin E, and one of four tocotrienols.
All tocotrienols have some physical antioxidant activity, depending on the type of antioxidant performance being measured.
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alpha-Tocotrienol Is A Form Of Vitamin E
Tocotrienols are the unsaturated forms of vitamin E. In foods are alpha and beta tocotrienols are found at higher levels, than gamma and delta tocotrienols. (source 🗗)
Naturally occurring vitamin E is a mixture of four tocopherols and four tocotrienols. (source 🗗)
Tocotrienols Works As Antioxidants
But interest in this area is growing. It appears that tocotrienols may even be more potent antioxidants than tocopherols. (source 🗗)
alpha-Tocotrienol In Food
alpha-Tocotrienol is found in palm oil, rice bran, coconut oil, and barley. (source 🗗)
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