Based on these favorable findings, the researchers concluded that tocotrienols may have potential for metabolic syndrome therapy especially on cardiovascular and liver health, and therefore is worth further investigation.
Over the past eight years, the International Conference on Palm Phytonutrients and Chronic Diseases has provided a good platform for researchers and the industry to share the latest research and findings on palm phytonutrients with research scientists, medical doctors and formulators.
Researchers at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center uncovered a novel pathway for hair follicular regeneration. Palm tocotrienol complex (EVNol SupraBio) was shown to induce hair follicle growth via protein expression of epidermal E-cadherin dependent beta-catenin, the key signaling molecule for inducing pluripotent stem cells in the adult skin.
The new study demonstrates that oral administration of high dose of alpha-tocopherol as well as mixed-tocotrienol do not cause any significant negative effects on bone mass, bone microarchitecture, bone formation and bone marrow osteogenic (bone forming) gene expressions.
Scientists have been researching the association of oils and fats with cancer for over 50 years. Literature is ablaze with scientific documentation of how the rate of cancer progression is higher in laboratory animals fed with oils rich in polyunsaturated fats like soy and corn.
Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree. Squeezing the fruit releases a pure, red oil. Its processing is similar to olive oil. But unlike many other edible oils, palm oil is brimming with nutrients.
When comparing to the control group, the tocotrienols-treated mice demonstrated reduced tumor sizes and tumor volumes in a dose-dependent manner.
You may be reading and hearing more about tocotrienols. Studies have shown that premium tocotrienol supplements, derived from Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, may help protect your brain from stroke damage, promote younger skin, support liver health and even reduce cancer risk.
These results may help the scientific community establish intake recommendations for tocotrienols, particularly the tolerable upper intake level.
on October 19, 2016 in Mixed Carotene, News, Nutrition, Research News, Tocotrienol 0
Studies suggest that approximately 50 percent of women and up to 25 percent of men age 50 and older will break a bone due to this disorder. Researchers are learning, however, that consuming palm oil’s tocotrienols may lead to stronger bones.