Importance of tocopherols beyond tocopherol: evidence from animal and human studies

It’s nice to see a review illuminating the importance of a balance of tocopherols. Remember that what we normally consider as vitamin E is really alpha tocopherol, and that there are at least four known tocopherols, all of which have interactions between one another to generate health. Mother nature provided a nice blend of these tocopherols in natural oils. This is yet another big difference between the cheap multivitamins and the higher quality ones–most higher quality vitamins contain mixed tocopherols.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.