The benefits of Malaysian palm fruit oil, a healthy oil that is rich source of alpha tocotrienols, were mentioned in Better Nutrition’s May 2010 News Flash section.
Reporter Vera Tweed shared research by Dr. Chandan Sen of Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Sen explained that alpha tocotrienols, a form of Vitamin E, may help shield the brain from damage caused by disease and trauma. Thanks to Better Nutrition for reporting on Dr. Sen’s latest research.
Most vitamin E supplements contain the more common form: tocopherols. It’s also important to consume naturally sourced alpha tocotrienols regularly. Malaysian palm fruit oil is an easy way to start building your tocotrienol levels.
Dr. Sen is a Tenured Professor and Associate Dean for Research at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He also serves as Vice Chairman of Research of the Department of Surgery. DR. Sen is the Editor-in-Chief of the #1 journal in the field, Antioxidants & Redox Signaling. Dr. Sen’s vitamin E research is supported by NINDS of NIH.