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AC Grace featuring Dr. Mark Houston

Dr. Mark Houston discussing vitamin E difference and his recommendations for certain conditions at A4M conference.

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Tocotrienols Support Heart Health – How Do They Support Heart Health?*

Tocotrienols Support Heart Health – How Do They Support Heart Health?* Tocotrienols Support Heart Health Barrie Tan, Ph.D.; Anne Mueller, MScAmerican River Nutrition, Inc. SummaryTocotrienols Support Heart Health and possess a more powerful ability to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels when compared to tocopherols.37 Research also shows that high levels of alpha tocopherol may limit the bioavailability and functional activity of other vitamin E isomers.4 While tocopherols and tocotrienols are both vital for a variety of cardiovascular and whole health goals, they ought to be taken individually, separated by several hours to optimize the body’s ability to process them appropriately.*...

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Recommended Dosages

Recommended Dosages UNIQUE E® MIXED TOCOPHEROLS Dosage Recommendations As Suggested By Our Healthcare Professionals: Starting Dose              1 softgel per 40 pounds of body weightMaintenance Dose                  1-3 softgels daily General Dosage Rules: Maximum dose 6 softgels (2400 I.U.) per day—more than this is usually wasted. Entire dosage to be taken ALL AT ONCE. Best effect when dosage is taken WITH a meal. What about vitamin E and drug interactions? People using medications such as blood-thinners, cholesterol medications, blood pressure medications, etc, should always start with 1 softgel and work up to optimum dosage over time as needed, under the competent guidance of...

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James Flint

What Are Tocopherols?

What Are Tocopherols? What Are Tocopherols What Makes Gamma Tocopherols so Important? Vitamin E activity doesn’t come from one single molecule, but from a family of related molecules called tocopherols and tocotrienols. There are four tocopherols (alpha, beta, gamma, and delta) and four tocotrienols (alpha, beta, gamma, and delta), of which only alpha-tocopherol was recognized in the 1960s, by the government, to have Vitamin E activity, which is measured in International Units (I.U.s). Because of that decision only the alpha-tocopherol portion of a Vitamin E product is considered “Vitamin E,” so, the I.U. content of Vitamin E supplements generally refers to only...

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