For years, I have recommended to my patients who take a special family of super-nutrients with the power to boost your health and save the lives of at least one half dozen ways.
I’m talking about tocotrienols a particularly potent form of vitamin E .
tocotrienols, comprising four of the eight types of vitamin E, are potent antioxidants that until recently were ignored by conventional medicine.
However, patients in my wellness clinic and regular readers of my newsletter know that I have recommended them as a critical nutrient for years.
And I do it because almost daily I see the effects of their extraordinary healing properties that carry them.
I started years tocotrienols prescription for patients with high blood pressure, heart problems and circulatory problems – and they all showed significant improvements. Numerous scientific studies support the observations of my wellness clinic. 1,2,3,4,5
But I have also observed that tocotrienols helped patients with a wide variety of other diseases.
An explosion of new research has confirmed this extract vitamin E is the most versatile of all antioxidants and is vital for overall health.
Unlike most physicians who focus on what makes people healthy and what protects them from disease.
Western medicine has come to see the ailments of people as small boxes of symptoms that need to be either stoned or deleted. It has lost sight of the whole person and what they need to stay healthy.
This is why I recommend to all my patients tocotrienols.
And those who followed my recommendation all reported feeling less pain and have more strength and energy.
Scientists have not discovered tocotrienol until 1965. However, research in the last five years has shown its real power. Clinical studies show they can:
- eliminate bacteria and reduce inflammation; 6.7.8
- Prevent and repair of brain or nerve damage; 9,10,11
- prevent heart disease and dementia; 12
- Raising the level of HDL, also known as the “good cholesterol”; 13
- Boost bone strength and heal gastric ulcers; 14,15
- helps to obesity and metabolic syndrome reverse; 16
- Help keep your skin smooth and youthful. 17
These potent antioxidants also scrub free radicals – biochemical molecules that are related to cancer and aging. also lengthen telomeres, the caps on the ends of chromosomes that determine the biological age of each cell.
Even you can cross the protective blood-brain barrier to do their job.
But nothing demonstrates the power of tocotrienols as how to make war with malignant tumors and its powerful ability to reduce its size. 18,19,20,21,22
At the same time, this family of vitamin E works to suppress growth of cancer cells by:
- Reducing or cutting the blood flow to tumors;
- hinder the ability of a tumor to grow new blood vessels;
- The destruction of nutrients that feed malignant masses;
- Based on chemical signals that tumor cells self-destruct trick.
However, our Western diet is woefully deficient in foods containing tocotrienols.
While tocotrienols can be absorbed into the body by eating select foods – such as palm oil, wheat germ, barley, annatto oil, as well as peas, carrots, cauliflower and broccoli – . At very low levels occur naturally
Tocotrienols also occur in grapes, apricots, blueberries, and black currents, cashews, almonds, pistachios, macadamia nuts, poultry and eggs.
But big Agra also destroys much of these vitamins with the processes used to make high performance, low cost and low nutrient intake.
I recommend an intake of 19 mg. 43 mg. one day my patients, but the average American – many of which have fallen into the trap of fast food – receive only about 2 mg. or 3 mg. one day.
This is why I always recommend increasing the intake of tocotrienol supplements.
The good thing is that tocotrienols are completely natural. They are not equal to synthetic versions of these types of vitamin E – so you do not have to worry about avoiding
And like all fat-soluble vitamins, it is best taken with a meal.
To your good health,
Al Sears, MD, CNS
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