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what is alpha tocopherol?

A vitamin that the body needs in little amounts to remain healthy and function properly. It is fat-soluble (can dissolve in fats and oil). Alpha Tocopherol is a vitamin E derivative. Its E number is “E307”. There are eight distinct types of vitamin E: four tocopherol and four tocotrienols.
Alpha, beta, gamma, and delta tocopherol are the four tocopherols found in natural vitamin E. It is the type utilized in the human body, and it is required to correct vitamin E insufficiency. Only this form is taken to the spot where it is integrated into lipoproteins and transported to other areas of the body by the liver transport protein alpha-tocopherol transport protein.

Benefits of alpha tocopherol:

  • Promotes health skin
  • Helping wound healing’
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Moisturizes the skin
  • Slowing the progression of age related muscular degeneration
  • Treating heart disease
  • Improve cognitive decline
  • Treating vitamin E deficiency
  • Cancer prevention
  • Cancer treatment symptoms
  • Protect vitamin A and other certain lipids from damage

Sources of alpha tocopherol:

  • wheat germ
  • Egg
  • Broccoli
  • Green leafy vegetables such as spinach
  • Nuts
  • Whole grains
  • Fortified breakfast cereals
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salad dressings
  • Margarines made with vegetable oil

So, should you start using tocopherol?

you can use Vitamin E to prevent cancer and other diseases. The daily recommended dietary allowance for natural vitamin E in adults is 15 mg in men and women and 19 mg in breastfeeding women. Hence, they are beneficial for coronary heart disease and cognitive decline, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Did you know?

Vitamin E doesn’t prevent wrinkles or slow other aging processes.

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