High doses of alpha tocopherol can be harmful, but the full vitamin E complex is important to good health. In recent years “vitamin E” has been linked to a variety of health conditions, and purported to have negative or positive effects causing much confusion among health-conscious people. Recently, studies have found that people who have... View Article
Admin: Vitamin E consists of 8 distinct members – 4 members (or isoforms) of tocotrienol and 4 members of tocopherols. While not all vegetable oils contain tocotrienols, all the 4 isoforms of tocotrienol can be found in Malaysian red palm oil – which is a nutritious staple oil in Asian’s diets. When choosing vitamin E supplements, readers are advised... View Article
Article Source : MPOC Vitamin E comprised of 2 subgroups namely the Tocotrienols and Tocopherols. Tocopherols are present in common vegetable oils such as soya and corn while tocotrienols are common in cereal grains such as rye (92mg/kg), oat (210mg/kg), rice bran (465mg/kg) and barley (910mg/kg). Tocotrienols are also in abundance in palm oil (940mg/kg).... View Article
This article provides brief introductions about tocotrienols (vitamin E from palm oil). For more details about palm tocotrienols, please visit the tocotrienol educational website www.tocotrienol.org.
The following article by Dr. Axe has useful information about palm oil and its phytonutrients (tocotrienols and mixed carotene). We thought it is good to share with you. If you are interested to know which consumer products have received RSPO certification, please visit the RSPO Trademark Products Gallery. xxx xxx xxx Article Source : draxe.com Red... View Article
ExcelVite officially launches a brand new carotene educational website www.carotene.org in January. It has been the company’s plan to create an online resource and educational center that contains technical information, latest research and news about carotenoids, particularly alpha-, beta-carotene and palm carotenoid complex. It serves as an e-Library for alpha-, beta-carotene and palm mixed-carotene, with both... View Article
Serum β-carotene and α-carotene have been found to be associated in protection from diabetes mellitus (DM) and diabetes retinopathy (DR) respectively, according to a new cross-sectional study published in Current Molecular Medicine. The cross-sectional study conducted on 747 subjects in a Chinese urban population (Beijing, China) investigated the relationship between serum carotenoid concentrations and the... View Article
by Palm Oil Health The South China Morning Post featured a frank and enlightening interview with Mah Siew Keong, Malaysia’s minister of plantation industries and commodities. In this feature article, the minister dispelled many of the most pervasive myths about palm oil, commented on the challenges currently facing the palm oil industry, and explained why Malaysia’s leadership in certified sustainable palm oil has... View Article