Natural Vitamin E Lowers Heart Risks

Boosts Cardiovascular Health




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Tocotrienols are a natural form of vitamin E found in a number of foods, including wheat, barley, corn, rice and palm fruit. A recent meta-review of clinical research finds that tocotrienols can decrease heart-related health risks in seniors such as diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.


This article appears in the October 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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