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Vitamin E

All About Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is part of a large family composed of tocopherols and tocotrienols. While alpha-tocopherol is officially recognized as E vitamin, it occurs as alpha, beta, gamma, delta tocopherol, and alpha, beta, gamma, delta tocotrienol. This vitamin plays a number of roles in the body, but its function as an antioxidant is the most well known. […]

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Tocotrienols: Vitamin E’s Other Half

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Vitamin E is just vitamin E, right? Not exactly. Most of us know vitamin E as “alpha tocopherol” (whether we realize it or not). However, in addition to alpha, there are beta, delta, and gamma tocopherols as well as alpha, beta, delta, and gamma tocotrienols. Of the eight forms of vitamin E, the tocotrienols receive […]

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