A joint study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease may provide hope to individuals affected by the debilitating disease. In the study, mice induced with Alzheimer’s that consumed palm tocotrienols – the potent antioxidant present in Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil – exhibited signs of memory and leaning improvement compared with the control mice.
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The researchers concluded that EVNol natural full-spectrum palm tocotrienol complex could play an important role in controlling oxidative stress-induced conditions in the brain that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
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Serum β-carotene and α-carotene have been found to be associated with protection from diabetes mellitus and diabetes retinopathy respectively, according to a new cross-sectional study published in Current Molecular Medicine.
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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.
Malaysian red palm oil is a rich natural source of alpha- and beta-carotene.
Apart from ingesting carotenoid-rich foods, a convenient way of attaining high levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene is via dietary supplements.