ALPHA AND GAMMA FORM THE MOST EFFECTIVE FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME – (09-01-08)

Gamma-tocopherol Supplementation Alone or in Combination with alpha tocopherol in Metabolic Syndrome

We’ve talked before about the differentiation between the tocopherols, and that while Mother Nature provides primarily gamma tocopherol, man sees fit to give almost exclusively the alpha form. The gamma, form, however, according to most of the research, packs a much stronger punch when it comes to protection from oxidative stress then does the alpha form. This is likely why we have not seen a strong response (and some small evidence of harm) in the clinical trials using high dose alpha tocopherol alone.

This study compares the alpha and the gamma form together and separately on biomarkers for metabolic syndrome and found that the combination of the two was the most effective.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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