Vitamins , Antioxidants
Potent forms of vitamins E that are considered stable and powerful antioxidants. These forms of vitamin E are usually derived from rice bran or wheat germ. Research has shown that topical application of tocotrienols helps prevent sun-induced skin discolorations, help protect skin from UVB damage from the sun, act as a potent anti-inflammatory, and of course functions as an antioxidant to help reduce signs of aging. Interestingly, oral consumption of tocotrienols doesn’t appear to be as beneficial as taking other forms of vitamin E. Tocotrienols continue to be researched for their skin-care benefits (Sources: Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research, October 2010, pages 668–692; Journal or Agricultural and Food Chemistry, June 2010, pages 7,013–7,020; Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology, April 2008, pages 117–123; Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 12, 2003, pages 355-362; and See vitamin E

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