LivingFuel SuperHealth: Tocotrienols are Effective Bone Builders

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Posted on 1st March 2010 by admin in Super Health

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A new animal study compared the effectiveness of various forms of vitamin E in the quality of bone formation. The study found that gamma tocotrienol was the best form that supported multiple aspects of bone integrity during the process of normal bone formation.

The experiment involved male rats that were fed a diet bolstered with plain vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), delta tocotrienol, gamma tocotrienol, or control (olive oil). After 4 months the animals were sacrificed and the quality of their bone architecture was analyzed. While all forms of vitamin E showed better quality bones compared to the control group, the gamma tocotrienol group was best.

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Salt Reduction May Also Benefit Bone Health

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Posted on 19th November 2009 by admin in Health Alerts

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Middle-aged women with pre- or stage 1 hypertension assigned to consumed a low-sodium diet experienced reductions in calcium excretion compared to people consuming a high-carbohydrate low-fat diet, according to findings published in the British Journal of Nutrition.

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