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What Is beta-Tocotrienol?

beta-tocotrienol, β-tocotrienol, is one of eight members of the group that collectively are called Vitamin E, and one of four tocotrienols.

beta-tocotrienol has not been researched as much as the other compounds. Because beta-tocotrienols are less available in nature compared to the others.

beta-Tocotrienol Is A Form Of Vitamin E

Tocotrienols are the unsaturated forms of vitamin E. Alpha and beta tocotrienols are found at higher levels, than gamma and delta tocotrienols in foods. (source đź——)

beta-Tocotrienol is known to be less available in nature compared to other E vitamins. It’s also more difficult to extract compared to the others. (source 🗗)

Tocotrienols Works As Antioxidants

Compared to tocopherols, tocotrienols are poorly studied. But interest in this area is growing. (source đź——)

It appears that tocotrienols may even be more potent antioxidants than tocopherols. (source đź——)

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