Higher circulating alpha-carotene is associated with better overall cognitive functions

Higher circulating alpha-carotene is associated with better overall cognitive functions July 7th 2022 – New York, USA – The possibility of acquiring Alzheimer’s disease (AD) increases with age, genetic factors, and numerous medical risk factors. A group of researchers from the Rush University Medical Center and Harvard School of Public Health, shows that in a […]

Can we get enough tocotrienols from our diets?

Can we get enough tocotrienols from our diets? “Can we get enough tocotrienols from our diets?” is one of the most frequently asked questions. In a human clinical study, scientists from Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland assessed the consumption and intake of tocotrienols in individuals in Poland1, considering their role as bioactive compounds. […]

Low Tocotrienols Levels in Polish Population – An Indication for the Wider Population?

Low Tocotrienols Levels in Polish Population – An Indication for the Wider Population? June 20th, 2022 – New York, USA. Tocotrienols have a wide spectrum of unique biological actions and benefits including potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, cardioprotection, hepatoprotection, and neuroprotection including cognition. Given the importance of tocotrienols as biologically active molecules, it is essential to […]

Alpha-Carotene is Positively Correlated with Maternal Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) to Provide Protection to Retina

Alpha-Carotene is Positively Correlated with Maternal Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) to Provide Protection to Retina May 31st, 2022 – New York, USA. Carotenoids are powerful antioxidants that influence retinoid signaling level which is important in early visual and cognitive development. In a recent peer-reviewed study published in Nutrients, a group of researchers from Harvard […]

Tocotrienols May Aid Weight Loss and Improve Cognitive Performance

Tocotrienols Aid Weight Loss and Improve Cognitive Performance May 17th, 2022 – New York, USA. Tocotrienols (T3s) are reported to inhibit body weight gain and lipid droplets synthesis in the liver by a group of researchers from Shibaura Institute of Technology, Kyorin University and Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology. The researchers also reported that tocotrienols […]