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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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Omega-3 Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

…too much of one Vitamin E derivative, as they did in the SELECT study, it will not eradicate the peroxynitrite radical. That’s the reason I prefer gamma tocopherol and mixed tocopherols which I include in my formulas. But Vitamin E wasn’t the only factor that contaminated the SELECT trial. Some of…

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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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Go Nuts!

…intake comes from nuts. What kind of nuts should you eat? My top three choices are almonds, walnuts, and macadamias. Almonds are a good source of gamma tocopherol, a form of vitamin E that neutralizes artery-damaging peroxynitrite (a free radical). Walnuts and macadamias are high in healthy unsaturated…

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Eat Colorful Carotenoids

…for a special supplement, or read the label to find a mixed carotenoid complex within your multivitamin, including alpha carotene, beta carotene, gamma carotene, astaxanthin, xeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin, lycopene, and lutein. Recommended dose: Strive for a carotenoid complex total of 12,500 IU per day…

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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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