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What Is delta-Tocopherol & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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delta-tocopherols, δ-tocopherol, is one of four tocopherols.

It is also one of eight members of the group that collectively are called Vitamin E, with potential antioxidant activity.

delta-tocopherol can be used as a food additive with the E number E309.

delta-Tocopherol One Of The Vitamin Es

delta-Tocopherol is one of four tocopherols that have the collective name Vitamin E. (source đź——)

Naturally occurring vitamin E is a mixture of the four tocopherols, alpha, beta, gamma, and delta.

Although all these forms of vitamin E have antioxidative properties, the body mainly utilizes alpha-tocopherol (source đź——)

delta-Tocopherol Is A Stable Compound

delta-tocopherols are the most stable of the four tocopherols in high temperatures. (source đź——)

Foods You Can Find delta-Tocopherol In

You find delta-Tocopherol mostly in fats, oils, sauces and gravy products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Cooking & Salad Oils
  • Soybean Oil
  • Shortenings

Foods That Contain delta-Tocopherol In Our Nutrition Tool

You can find regularly updated top ranked lists of foods for over 200+ nutrients in our nutrition tool.

If you are interested in what foods contain the most delta-Tocopherol we recommend you visit our tool.

Here's our top ranked list of foods that contain delta-Tocopherol.

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Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.