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Alpha-carotene, Beta-carotene, Lycopene Demonstrate Inverse Correlation To Parkinson’s Disease

A new study reveals that low serum alpha-carotene, beta-carotene and lycopene contribute to increased risk and progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). In this study, serum levels of antioxidants such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, retinol, alpha- and gamma-tocopherol, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin were measured and compared between 104 patients with idiopathic PD (Early PD (Hoehn and Yahr... View Article

“100 years of glory and the next horizon” – The Star

By: Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong (Minister, Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Malaysia) AS I sat down to write this, news has begun to stream in on the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election. It is my hope that a centrist president will view palm oil in a rational fashion and facilitate both... View Article

Palm Mixed-Carotene Increases Age-Related Decline Level of Alpha-Carotene

A new and interesting cross-sectional study of 2118 women and men, with age-stratified from 35 to 74 year-old are recruited from six European countries on carotenoids, was recently published. In this study, the researchers reviewed and examined plasma carotenoids (alpha- and beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, alpha- and gamma-tocopherol, and retinol) and their association with... View Article

Tocotrienol for healthy skin

Find out how tocotrienol from palm oil helps promote healthy skin from the inside-out. Celebrate Healthy Skin Month with tocotrienol supplements and palm oil by Genesis Johnson on November 19, 2016 It’s only a few millimeters thick, but your skin is important. It protects you from dangerous bacteria and other pathogens, as well as shields your... View Article

ExcelVite shares latest developments in tocotrienol research and innovation

At the recently concluded SupplySide West 2016, ExcelVite’s CEO, WH Leong, shared the latest research and innovation on palm tocotrienol complex (EVNol™ and EVNol SupraBio™). Watch the video on NutraIngredients’s website. Disclaimer: The statements in the above article have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. They are not intended to diagnose, treat,... View Article

Red Palm Oil Supplementation Reduces Lipid Peroxidation and Monocyte Tissue Factor in Chronic Liver Disease Patients

A randomized, controlled study reveals that red palm oil (RPO, enriched with high levels of tocotrienols, tocopherols and carotenoids) supplementation decreases lipid peroxidation and endotoxemia (the presence of heat stable toxin derived from certain gram negative bacteria in the blood), production of inflammatory cytokines, and monocyte tissue factor (TF) in chronic liver disease patients. In... View Article

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