Article: The Little Known Benefits Of Tocotrienols
- Vitamin E is composed of eight different compounds. Half of these are called tocopherols, which is the most common form of vitamin E. The other half are known as tocotrienols.
- Scientists are discovering that tocotrienols provide valuable therapeutic and preventive options for the diseases of aging and may have a place in reducing important risk factors for some of the most lethal chronic diseases.
- In addition, tocotrienols have powerful lipid-lowering, anticancer, and neuroprotective properties that tocopherols lack.
- Taken from: Life Extension Magazine - https://www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2014/8/The-Little-Known-Benefits-Of-Tocotrienols/Page-01