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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 )

Tocotrienols are poorly studied

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

But interest in this area is growing.

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

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.