LuckyVitamin Brand Supplments
Live Chat Email Us
Lucky Vitamin Home About Us Help Track An Order
0 Items: $0.00
0 Items: $0.00

Your shopping cart

Code Item Quantity Price
Your shopping cart is empty.
Subtotal: $0.0
Health Advice
Click To Read The Lucky Vitamin Blog

Items

Doctor's Best
60 Softgels
48% off
$12.88



Clear List

About Doctor's Best

Founded in 1990 by a pioneering physician committed to science-based alternative health care, Doctor’s Best offers only the most important nutritional supplements. Containing the finest quality raw materials from around the world, Doctor’s Best supplements embody the best that traditional knowledge and current scientific research have to offer in the field of therapeutic nutrition. Each of their products is accompanied by an annotated "fact sheet" with detailed background information, structure-function statements, and scientific references that substantiate these statements. All structure-function statements have been filed with FDA in accordance with DSHEA regulations.

Contact Doctor's Best

197 Avenida La Pata
San Clemente, CA, 92673
http://www.drbvitamins.com
949-498-3628

Doctor's Best - Best Tocotrienols 50 mg. - 60 SoftgelsPowerful Support for Cardiovascular Wellness!

Zoom View - Best Tocotrienols

We're Sorry, We No Longer Carry This Item

Don't fret! Check out these suggested similar and related items below. Happy shopping!

Item Code: 80306UPC Code: 753950002074
Description Suggested Use Ingredients Reviews Manufacturer Info Show All
Print ItemBookmark Item

Doctors Best - Best Tocotrienols featuring DeltaGold Tocotrienols 50 mg 60 Softgels Capsules

Doctors Best Best Tocotrienols are important, yet often overlooked, members of the vitamin E family, which also includes the tocopherols. Tocotrienols are superior antioxidants to the tocopherols, with delta-tocotrienol being the most potent of all tocotrienols. DeltaGold Tocotrienols derived from annatto seeds contain approximately 90% delta- and 10% gamma-tocotrienols. Tocotrienol studies have shown powerful cardiovascular support. Tocotrienols support the health and function of arteries and veins, while promoting healthy circulation. Research also suggests that tocotrienol supplementation maintains cholesterol levels already within the normal range.

Features & Benefits:

  • Science-based nutrition
  • Dietary supplement
  • Helps maintain cholesterol levels that are already in the normal range
  • Powerful cardiovascular wellness support
  • Maintains healthy circulation
<
Click To Play
Click the 'play' button to hear an audio product overview and learn more about this item.

Natural vitamin E is a mixture of four tocopherol compounds (alpha, beta, delta and gamma) and four tocotrienol compounds (alpha, beta, delta and gamma).While alpha-tocopherol is the most well-known and best-studied compound in the vitamin E family, tocotrienols are quickly gaining attention in the research world for their beneficial actions as antioxidants and as nutrients that support cardiovascular and neurological health.

Numerous foods such as grains, nuts and seeds contain tocotrienols; however, palm oil, rice bran oil, and annatto seeds are especially rich in these compounds. Annatto, or Bixa orellana L, is a shrub that is native to tropical South America. Aside from containing tocotrienols, the seeds are also rich in several yellow/orange carotenoid pigments, hence the seeds have been consumed for hundreds of years as a spice and used as a dye, as well as for other medicinal uses.Today, extracts of the seed are used commercially as a natural color additive for foods and cosmetics. The annatto seed is unique in that the majority of its tocotrienol content is in the form of delta-tocotrienol, which has been shown to have especially beneficial effects related to maintaining health, including antioxidant effects and cardiovascular benefits.

DeltaGold Tocotrienols from annatto seeds contain approximately 90% delta-tocotrienol, and are free of tocopherols. This is advantageous, as taking tocopherols at the same time as tocotrienols may counteract some of the beneficial properties of tocotrienols.

Potent Antioxidant Effects
The presence of antioxidants in the body is necessary for optimal health. Free radical compounds form constantly within the body, either during metabolism or through environmental exposures. Antioxidants counteract the often-deleterious effects of these compounds by absorbing dangerous unpaired electrons called free radicals. Tocotrienols are fat-soluble antioxidants, and work in part by preventing oxidation of the fat-containing cellular membranes and lipoproteins. While all vitamin E compounds have important antioxidant activity, research suggests that tocotrienols may have stronger antioxidant biological effects than tocopherols and that delta-tocotrienols may be the most potent antioxidant of the tocotrienols.

Helps Maintain Cholesterol Levels that are Already in the Normal Range
The effects of tocotrienols have been evaluated in many human clinical trials, and these compounds are known to powerfully support the cardiovascular system through several mechanisms. The studies have varied in length from weeks to years, and the number of subjects in some of the studies was 50 or more.

The strong antioxidant properties of tocotrienols are thought to be extremely advantageous to the health of the vascular system. In addition to these antioxidant benefits, tocotrienols healthfully support normal cholesterol biosynthesis by modulating enzymatic processes related to cholesterol production in the liver. By supporting cholesterol homeostasis, tocotrienols can help to maintain cholesterol levels that are already in the normal range.

A study published in 2002 by Qureshi and colleagues consisted of 90 individuals who were placed on a low fat diet for five weeks. Tocotrienols were then supplemented at concentrations of 25, 50, 100 or 200 mg per day for another five weeks. The initiation of the low fat diet by itself had beneficial effects on a number of markers of cardiovascular health in the subjects. However, when the tocotrienols were combined with the low fat diet, the beneficial effects were much greater. The dose of tocotrienols that produced the optimal healthful effects in this study was 100 mg per day. The authors noted enhancements in several measures of cardiovascular wellness with the intake of tocotrienols. Similar results were reported in a study published a year earlier by the same author. This study also assessed, the effects of tocotrienol intake in combination with a low fat diet.

When the four tocotrienol compounds were tested individually for their effects in animals, delta-tocotrienol had the most profound effect related to the maintenance of healthy cholesterol levels. Supplementation with tocotrienols by themselves appears to be more beneficial than supplementation with tocotrienols combined with tocopherols, the latter of which appear to diminish the beneficial effects of the former.

Several human clinical studies have shown that tocotrienols can also protect the structural integrity and function of the artery walls, a benefit that, along with healthy lifestyle choices, can help to maintain a youthful and healthy cardiovascular system. In a study of 50 subjects, significant cardiovascular health benefits were observed in the population taking tocotrienols as compared to those taking placebo. Of the several markers observed, one included a statistically significant benefit related to the structure of the carotid arteries.

Suggested Use

Take one capsule twice daily with meals, or as directed by a nutritionally informed physician.

Warnings

Vitamin E (of which tocotrienols are a component) is considered a very safe vitamin. Human trials of up to four years in length have not reported any significant side effects from taking tocotrienols orally. Additionally, sub-chronic and chronic toxicology studies in animals show no concern for safety at the suggested dose.
Ingredients

Doctor's Best - Best Tocotrienols 50 mg. - 60 Softgels
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 60 Servings
Amount Per Serving %DV*
Tocotrienols
(from DeltaGold Tocotrinols featuring delta-tocotrienol (90%) and gamma-tocotrienol (10%) from annatto)
50 mg *
*Daily Value Not Established.
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Other Ingredients: Rice bran oil, softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, purified water)
About Doctor's Best

Founded in 1990 by a pioneering physician committed to science-based alternative health care, Doctor’s Best offers only the most important nutritional supplements. Containing the finest quality raw materials from around the world, Doctor’s Best supplements embody the best that traditional knowledge and current scientific research have to offer in the field of therapeutic nutrition. Each of their products is accompanied by an annotated "fact sheet" with detailed background information, structure-function statements, and scientific references that substantiate these statements. All structure-function statements have been filed with FDA in accordance with DSHEA regulations.


197 Avenida La Pata
San Clemente, CA, 92673
Phone: 949-498-3628
Fax: 949-498-3952
http://www.drbvitamins.com
Reviews
Submit a review for this item
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by contributors of the product reviews are their own and not necessarily those of LuckyVitamin.com. LuckyVitamin.com does not endorse or imply any medical claims from these reviews. These reviews should not be taken as recommendations but rather customer opinions of the products that they may or may not have used. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or advice and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Read the full product reviews disclaimer here.
  • By Monica ( Benson, AZ)
    10/20/2011 2:15:25 PM

    I recommend this product!
    If you take the time to look at the Vitamin E studies, I think you can see why we need this type of E. To me, this is cutting-edge E, and I believe it makes all the difference, compared to standard E supplements. Plus, unless you are willing to eat quite a lot of nuts and oils, I don't know how you could get even the minimum daily requirement of E by eating food only. I was using another brand, but this one, I think, beats it by formula and by price. I'm very satisfied with it. I take this with a meal.
*The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by LuckyVitamin.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

Item Successfully Added To Wish List

We've added your item to the Wish List. You can view your list any time from your MyLucky account page. A Wish List is useful to keep track of items you are interested in buying in the future. Once you purchase the items, they come off your list.

Wish List Error

Sorry, we were unable to add your item at this time.

Please Wait

Your Wish List request is currently being processed.

This is the item title

Item Code: 34567

Continue ShopppingView Your ListRemove From List

Item Successfully Added To Regimen

We've added your item to the Regimen. You can view your list any time from your MyLucky account page. A Regimen is useful to keep track of items you you purchase frequently (or take as part of a "regimen"). Unlike a Wish List, items you add to your Regimen are not removed from the list after you purchase them.

Regimen Error

Sorry, we were unable to add your item at this time.

Please Wait

Your Regimen request is currently being processed.

This is the item title

Item Code:

Continue ShopppingView Your ListRemove From List

Bookmark Us Download Our Catalog RSS Feeds Lucky Forums News Archives Health Library
Spanish Portuguese Italian French Korean Japanese German Chinese Why Join?
VeriSign Secured - Click To Verify Customer Certified - Click To Verify Top User Rated - Click To Verify Trusted Store - Click To Verify Top Rated Elite Member ResellerRatings - Click To Verify Natural Products Association Member TRUSTe Verified - Click To Confirm McAfee Secure - Click To Verify
© Copyright 2014, LuckyVitamin.com   All Rights Reserved.
LuckyVitamin.com 555 E. North Lane, Suite 6050, Conshohocken, PA 19428 - 888-635-0474