gamma-tocopherol

The E Factor: Gamma-tocopherol, form of vitamin E, has anticancer power

The form of vitamin E found in many plant seeds might halt the growth of prostate and lung cancer cells, according to a Purdue University study. A team led by Qing Jiang has found that gamma-tocopherol, which occurs naturally in walnuts, pecans, sesame seeds, and in corn and sesame oils, inhibits the proliferation of lab-cultured [...]

The E Factor: Gamma-tocopherol, form of vitamin E, has anticancer power 2018-02-15T15:53:09+00:00

Studies show mixed E a good choice

Scientists report that taking mixed vitamin E appears to be more beneficial than taking “regular” vitamin E — the type that contains only one compound, alpha-tocopherol. Mixed vitamin E contains four tocopherol compounds (alpha, beta, gamma and delta) and is closer to how vitamin E is found in nature. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg [...]

Studies show mixed E a good choice 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

Cut Cancer Risk: Vitamin E protects against prostate cancer

Two forms of vitamin E – alpha- and gamma-tocopherol – appear to lower the risk of prostate cancer by as much as 53% and 39%, respectively, based on the findings of a team of scientists. The researchers drew their subjects from the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study cohort of 29,133 Finnish men, aged between 50 [...]

Cut Cancer Risk: Vitamin E protects against prostate cancer 2018-02-15T15:53:23+00:00

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