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

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3D-model of delta-Tocotrienol (src)

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 works as an antioxidant that might be able to inhibit tumor cell growth.

More research is needed to find out how this tocotrienol works in the body.

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——)

Foods You Can Find delta-Tocotrienol In

You find delta-Tocotrienol mostly in snacks, baked products, sauces, and fast food products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Popcorn
  • Paratha Bread
  • Ramen Noodle Soup
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Sugar Cookies

Foods That Contain delta-Tocotrienol 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-Tocotrienol we recommend you visit our tool.

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

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've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.