Tag Archive: metabolic syndrome

Health Benefits of Tocotrienols: From Skin To Heart Health

  You’re likely aware of the antioxidant properties of vitamin E. But did you know that vitamin E actually has two different subcategories? Tocopherols and tocotrienols are two forms of vitamin E, and while both exhibit antioxidant activity, the effects of tocotrienols are much different than tocopherols. So what is this vitamin E compound, and... View Article

Carotenoids are Inversely Associated with Metabolic Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in the journal Nutrition Reviews, suggested that total mixed carotenoids as well as  individual carotenoids were inversely related to metabolic syndrome (MetS), but no association was observed between retinol (also known as vitamin A) and MetS. This research was supported by Intramural Research Program of the NIH Biomedical Research,... View Article

Tocotrienols unable to reduce chronic pain, but may minimise ‘stabbing’ pain in diabetics

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is nerve damage induced by diabetes and chronically high blood sugar, and affects 26% to 53% of diabetes patients worldwide; 21% to 53% of DPN sufferers experience ongoing neuropathic pain, which decreases their quality of life and has been reported to cost them 4.2 times more in medical expenditure than for... View Article

Protective Effect of β-carotene and α-carotene on Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Retinopathy

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

EVNol SupraBio™ Tocotrienol Ameliorates Metabolic Syndrome-Linked Conditions

A newly published study conducted by researchers from the Monash University shows that EVNol SupraBio™ Patented & Bioenhanced Natural Full Spectrum Palm Tocotrienol Complex has beneficial effects in ameliorating several metabolic syndrome related conditions after four weeks of supplementation. Researchers at the Monash University conducted this study on 21 rats randomized equally into three groups... View Article

Safety Assessment of Palm Tocotrienol (EVNol SupraBio™) in Subjects with Metabolic Syndrome

A randomized, double-blind, cross-over and placebo-controlled clinical trial shows that in subjects with metabolic syndrome, supplementation with 400mg palm tocotrienol complex for 14 days are well-tolerated, with no signs of any adverse health events of blood profile (e.g. haematoxicity) and liver functions (e.g. hepatotoxicity). These results may contribute to the scientific community in the establishment... View Article

Palm Tocotrienol Improves Lipid Profile, Diastolic Blood Pressure & Inflammatory Response in Metabolic Syndrome Adults

ExcelVite, the leading and only GMP-certified tocotrienol producer is delighted to share another new human clinical study that uncovers the link between EVNol SupraBio™ – patented and bio-enhanced full spectrum palm tocotrienol/tocopherol complex and reduction of LDL-cholesterol, diastolic blood pressure and inflammatory markers such as Interlukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) among metabolic syndrome... View Article