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palm tocotrienols may slow Alzheimer’s disease progression

Study shows palm tocotrienols may slow Alzheimer’s disease progression

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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Low serum levels of tocopherols and tocotrienols raise risk of cognitive impairment in Finnish older adults

A new European study with 140 Finnish elderly reported that low serum levels of all the eight forms of vitamin E (four tocopherols and four tocotrienols) are linked to an increased risk of developing cognitive impairment. According to the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive brain disease that destroys memory and […]

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