A 44-year-old member asked:
what are tocotrienols supplements used for?
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Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Vit E: Vitamin e is not a single vitamin, but rather has 8 subtypes, 4 tocopherols and 4 tocotrienols. Different subtypes are good for different things, and all have value. It is therefore not good to take too much of just one subtype. Vit e should be taken as a mix.
Last updated Jan 11, 2013
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