Featured Post

Nutrition and Hormonal Balance

  Good Morning,  Nutrition and Hormonal Balance As an acupuncturist in the area of fertility, I realize tha...

Subscribe Updates via email

Subscribe Updates via email

Enter your email address:

Saturday, December 8, 2012

[AlternativeAnswers] Tocopherol Sources and Benefits


Tocopherol Sources and Benefits;

Tocopherol is another name of Vitamin E and it is one of the best
antioxidant. Vitamin E is available in plant based foods naturally.
Vitamin E is found in two different forms such as tocopherols and
tocotrienols. To obtain Vitamin E from natural foods is
considered as best for health. Approximately, the intake of 15 mg of
Vitamin E is sufficient for adults per day as per Nutritionists.

Here we discuss tocopherol sources and benefits; the fresh fruits such
as kiwi, papaya, avocados, are very rich in Vitamin E or tocopherol and
leafy green vegetables such as broccoli, spinach, mustard greens,
collard greens, swiss chard, red bell peppers, carrots, tomatoes,
asparagus, are good source for the same. Vitamin E is found in good
proportions in almonds, pine nuts, hazel nuts, walnuts, pistachios,
cashew nuts and peanuts. Sunflower seeds are also very rich in
tocopherols or Vitamin E. Vegetables oils such as sunflower oil,
cottonseed oil and olive oil are also good source of Vitamin E. Cereals such as, whole wheat, brown rice, whole grains
contain rich content of Vitamin E. Wheat germ oil is also good
source of tocopherol.

Health benefits of Vitamin E are obtained by its antioxidant properties. Vitamin E is one of the most essential micro nutrients for keeping good health. Vitamin E is helpful for eliminating free oxygen radicals and helpful to make blood thinner thereby preventing blood clots and clumping of blood platelets. Vitamin E substantially lowers the risk of sunstroke, and prevents heart stroke. It also reduces the risk coronary arterial disorders by lowering
levels of bad or LDL cholesterol. Vitamin E is also likely to prevent hepatitis, osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia.

[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

Reply via web post Reply to sender Reply to group Start a New Topic Messages in this topic (1)
Recent Activity:
Peacefulmind.com Sponsors Alternative Answers-

HEALING NATURALLY- Learn preventative and curative measure to take for many ailments at:


-To INVITE A FRIEND to our healing community, copy and paste this address in an email to them:


To ADD A LINK, RESOURCE, OR WEBSITE to Alternative Answers please Go to:


Community email addresses:
  Post message: AlternativeAnswers@yahoogroups.com
  Subscribe:    AlternativeAnswers-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
  Unsubscribe:  AlternativeAnswers-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
  List owner:   AlternativeAnswers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Shortcut URL to this page:

Post a Comment