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Vitamin E Is Not a Cause of Prostate Cancer

…tocopherol vitamin E overwhelms the vitamin E gamma receptors. So, instead of getting a protective antioxidant effect, you may get a pro-oxidative damaging effect because the peroxynitrite radicals go unchecked. Taking mixed tocopherols containing gamma tocopherols, on the other hand, overpowers the…

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3 Holiday Foods You Can Eat in a Heart-Healthy Diet

…the best nuts to choose are almonds, walnuts, macadamia nuts, and pecans which contain healthy unsaturated fats. Almonds are also a good source of gamma tocopherol, a form of vitamin E that neutralizes artery damaging peroxynitrite (a free radical). Heart-Healthy Food #2: Biodynamic Red Wine. Red wine…

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Is Taking Multivitamins Safe?

…-alpha tocopherol succinate. Beware of taking multivitamins containing more than 400 IU of the d-alpha tocopherol succinate form of vitamin E, and no gamma tocopherol to neutralize it. The reason is that high levels of d-alpha tocopherol succinate can have a pro-oxidative effect on HDL cholesterol. * Iron…

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8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

…reduction in colorectal cancer in individuals who take 200 IU of vitamin E daily. Make sure to take a source of E that includes mixed tocopherols, both gamma and d-alpha, and ideally tocotrienols. 8. Don’t Smoke and Reduce Your Alcohol Intake: Both of which are linked to higher rates of colorectal cancer…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

…tocopherol succinate and d-alpha tocopherol acetate. I feel this is a little bit too much, especially when there are no mixed tocopherols. Without gamma tocopherol, the peroxynitrite radical may not be neutralized, possibly putting people at risk. If I was formulating a study for cardiac vulnerability…

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Why a Raw Food Diet is Better Than an Antacid

…digest proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Yet, many Americans don't eat enough raw foods. Many of our foods are cooked, microwaved, and irradiated. Gamma radiation or high voltage X-rays used to kill microorganisms also destroys live enzymes. Plus, "dead food"—food with no caloric or phytonutrient value…

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Foods High in Saturated Fat Aren’t the Enemy

…a week. * Enjoy a handful of nuts. Some of the best ones to choose from are almonds, walnuts and macadamia nuts. Almonds are also a good source of gamma tocopherol, a form of Vitamin E that neutralizes artery-damaging peroxynitrite (a free radical). Yet, one fat you should avoid is vegetable oil, which…

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