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What Is delta-Tocotrienol?

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

delta-Tocotrienol Is A Form Of Vitamin E

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

Tocotrienols are poorly studied

Compared to tocopherols, tocotrienols are poorly studied. (source đź——)

But interest in this area is growing.

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

delta-tocotrienol In Food

Encapsulated annatto seed oil is a rich source of delta-tocotrienol. (source đź——)

If you are interested in a list of foods where you can find this nutrient. Go to our nutrition tool and check out delta-tocotrienol.

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