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Doctor's Best - Best Tocotrienols featuring Tocomin SupraBio 50 mg. - 60 Softgels

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  • Manufacturer:Doctor's Best
  • Size/Form:60  Softgels
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  • Servings:60
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Doctor's Best Tocotrienols featuring Tocomin SupraBio 50 mg - 60 Softgels

Doctor's Best Tocotrienols features Tocomin SupraBio tocotrienol-tocopherol, full spectrum vitamin E complex. Made from sustainably produced palm oil, this preparation is uniquely self emulsifying for efficient absorption. Best Tocotrienols featuring Tocomin SupraBio elevates tocotrienols in the blood, brain, heart, liver, and skin while preserving alpha-tocopherol levels. Doctor's Best Tocotrienols featuring Tocomin SupraBio also improves blood vessel wall function and helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels within the normal range.

  • Science-based nutrition
  • Dietary supplement
  • Powerfully supports cardiovascular wellness
  • Enhances antioxidant defense in the brain and other organs
  • Promotes healthy immune response

Best Tocotrienols features the Tocomin SupraBio tocotrienol-tocopherol full spectrum vitamin E nutrient complex. These are fat-soluble nutrients that are major antioxidants and may have other positive actions in the body. “Vitamin E” is actually a collection of 8 naturally occurring molecules or “vitamers”: the alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta tocopherols and the alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta tocotrienols. The tocotrienols are structurally similar to the tocopherols but have more potent antioxidant power. This formulation emphasizes the superior antioxidant power of the tocotrienols, in balance with the well-recognized virtues of the tocopherol vitamers.
 
Traditionally, vitamin E research was focused primarily on alpha-tocopherol, but now it is clear that the tocotrienols have extremely potent vitamin E activity. Tocotrienol studies currently account for only 1% of vitamin E research, yet to date their clinical performance has been overwhelmingly positive. Some of the puzzling findings from studies that used alpha-tocopherol alone could be better understood if all (or most) of the eight E vitamers have functional roles in the body, rather than just this one form.
 
In contrast to the tocopherols, which are very common in plants (present in an estimated 320,000 species), tocotrienols have been reported in only 176 plant species. They did not gain much attention until the early 1980s, when researchers found they could support healthy blood lipid levels. Now the tocotrienols are in the spotlight, having been shown to promote health in ways the tocopherols do not. Emerging areas of research for tocotrienols include healthy aging, skin health, cognitive function, weight management, and bone health.

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Powerful Antioxidant Activity
Within the cell membrane system, which is crucial to every cell’s survival and functional performance, vitamin E provides the first line of defense against “free radical” damage from lipid peroxidation. The alpha-tocotrienol vitamin E has several times the antioxidant ability of the classic alpha-tocopherol vitamin E against “free radical” toxins that attack membranes. Alpha-tocotrienol even helps defend against DNA damage in humans. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 64 healthy individuals aged 37–78 were administered either a placebo or 160 mg of tocotrienol-rich vitamin E (from palm oil) daily for 6 months. Those who received the tocotrienol-rich vitamin E showed significantly less DNA damage than those on placebo. This benefit was clear among study participants of all ages, but it was especially pronounced among the older participants, as older individuals are more at risk for DNA damage due to aging.
 
Helps Maintain Healthy Blood Lipids and Blood Vessel Tone
Due to their potent antioxidant activity and perhaps other positive actions on the vascular endothelium (the single cell layer that lines the blood vessel walls), the tocotrienols provide potent support for blood vessel tone. The tocotrienols may help conserve EDRF (endothelium-derived relaxing factor), which the body produces to help promote vascular relaxation. In preliminary studies on generally healthy individuals, the tocotrienols supported blood vessel structure and function at doses that ranged from 50 to 200 mg daily for 2 months.
 
The tocotrienols have versatile benefits for cardiovascular health. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 62 healthy individuals received a tocotrienol-enriched vitamin E preparation (from palm oil) at 160 mg per day for 6 months. Results were assessed separately for the subjects aged 35–49 versus those aged 50 years or older. The tocotrienols significantly raised HDL cholesterol in the younger group. The older group showed a significant lowering of free radical damage markers in the blood, as well as a sharp decrease in advanced glycation end-products (AGEs), which can accelerate aging when they accumulate in the body.
 
Another recent trial used Suprabio tocotrienol-rich vitamin E from palm oil, the same brand featured in Best Tocotrienols. In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 32 generally healthy participants received either 300 mg of Suprabio or 300 mg of placebo (soy oil) for 6 months. The Suprabio group showed a 22-times increase in blood tocotrienols over this period, and by 4 months had superior blood lipid profiles.

Supports Brain Health and Cognitive Function
Oxidative stress occurs when “free radical” oxidative activity outweighs antioxidant defense. Research on the aging brain has established that oxidative stress is associated with memory decline. The potent ability of tocotrienols to counterbalance oxidative stress makes them a powerful tool for maintenance of brain health. Their capacity to alter cellular signaling pathways likely also contributes to their brain actions. Within our cells are regulatory factors called nuclear factor-kB (NF-kB) that influence genes crucial for cell survival and specific cell functions. The tocotrienols are thought to support brain cell NF-kB, which is believed to help regulate the nerve cell connections (synapses) important for memory. In a recent study that compared 521 individuals with differing levels of cognitive function, the cognitively normal group had higher blood levels of tocotrienols, tocopherols, and all eight forms of vitamin E. The authors concluded that measuring blood levels of all the eight E vitamers in the elderly may help identify those whose mental performance could benefit from supplementation.

Supports Healthy Hair & Skin
Proper nutritional intake is known to be a factor in maintaining both skin quality and a healthy head of hair. Since an association has been established between oxidative stress and retention of hair, the antioxidant activity of tocotrienols was investigated for this application. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 38 healthy men and women, capsules that contained both alpha-tocopherol and 50 mg of mixed tocotrienols were taken twice daily after a meal for 8 months. The tocopherol plus tocotrienols group had a significant increase in the number of hairs on a predetermined area of the scalp, compared to those who received placebo (soy oil).
 
In a double-blind trial of 16 healthy women with dry skin, half the participants were given placebo and half were given a single capsule containing 40 mg of tocotrienols and 2 mg of astaxanthin (a carotenoid antioxidant compound) daily for four weeks. Significant improvements were seen after just one month of supplementation, and the investigators reported “an excellent cosmetic effect on human skin” due to concomitant administration of tocotrienols with astaxanthin.
 
Other Possible Benefits of Tocotrienols
Adipose (fat) tissue in the body is no longer considered just a storage tissue; it is now known to be a dynamic organ that contains immune cells and secretes hormones and cytokine messenger substances. Studies have shown that tocotrienols can accumulate in adipose tissue and have potential to regulate metabolism in the fat tissue.
 
In the area of bone health, findings from animal research models suggest that tocotrienols have potential to promote healthy bone structure and strength. In one study a tocotrienol mixture prevented a strong oxidizing agent from removing bone calcium. In another, tocotrienols supported bone density in rodents challenged with either estrogen deficiency or nicotine exposure.
 
These and other preclinical studies suggest the tocotrienols have further untapped promise for improving organ integrity and function in healthy individuals.

Quality Standards
Doctor's Best produces products with the highest quality raw materials available on the market. How? They have direct control over and are an integral part of every aspect of product production, from formulation and raw material sourcing to finished product manufacturing. They directly purchase all active ingredients used in their products and use only the highest quality ingredients.

Science Based Formulations
Every product is thoroughly researched and backed by the latest scientific studies conducted in the field. Their formulations reflect the amounts of ingredients shown to be beneficial based on the results of scientific investigations. They use patented, trademarked ingredients backed by scientific studies and clinical research. We never use insignificant quantities to enhance the label.

Raw Materials
Doctor's Best directly purchases only the highest grade raw materials from proven and reputable suppliers to be put into product formulations. All raw material suppliers go through our stringent vendor qualification process, which includes a multi-step investigation including all aspects of the production and handling procedures, to insure the highest level of quality is reached.

Finished Product
Whether producing a product with one raw material component or many, each finished product is held to the highest cGMP standards and produced under rigid quality control points to ensure product safety, potency, and uniformity. Their rigorous quality assurance and control processes ensure our customers receive only the highest quality nutritional products that exceed industry standards and provide exceptional nutrition benefits.

Quality Promise
Doctor's Best never compromises on ingredients, quality, or science. As a privately owned, independent entity, their answer only to our customers and the retailers who carry our products. They all depend on the integrity of the people and products with whom they deal. Since the day they went into business more than 17 years ago, Doctor's Best has pledged itself to that policy. The bottom line is, if Doctor's Best offers it, it's a proven nutritional concept with genuine health benefits.

About Doctors Best
Doctor's Best firmly believes in the integration of science research and traditional wisdom as the way that nutritional and herbal supplements will reach their exciting potential.

Founded in 1990 by a pioneering physician committed to science-based alternative health care, Doctor's Best offers only the most important nutritional supplements. Careful research and precise formula development keeps us at the leading edge of quality, effectiveness, and innovation.

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. Countless hours have been spent analyzing scientific literature to provide sound alternatives to the proliferation of questionable supplements in the marketplace.

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.

Traditional wisdom ... up-to-date research ... product quality you can trust ... all the information you need to develop smart strategies for achieving optimal health and well-being.

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Take 1 softgel capsule twice daily after meals, or as recommended by a nutritionally informed physician.


Doctor's Best - Best Tocotrienols featuring Tocomin SupraBio 50 mg. - 60 Softgels
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 softgel capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopherol) 17 IU 57%
Tocotrienols (from palm oil)
   (as Tocomin SupraBio providing the alpha,
   beta, gamma, and delta forms of both
   tocotrienols and tocopherols)
50 mg *
*Daily Value Not Established.
 
Other Ingredients: Palm oil glycerides, decaglycerol monolaurate (emulsifier), softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, purified water, carob).
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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.

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