Tocotrienols: Constitutional Effects in Aging and Disease
Tocotrienols are Vit E’s more powerful cousin and usually kept in the closet. However, they are present in some of the higher quality vitamins as well as a wide variety of foods like rice bran and certain oils like palm.
We have known that they have some powerful antioxidant properties for awhile, but this review suggest additional benefits of lowering cholesterol and, as a wonderful bonus considering the increase in neurodegenerative disorders, reducing glutamate-induce neurotoxicity.
This would suggest that those people with seizures or at increased risk of Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s should put this one on the protective list.