Tocotrienols

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How to Use It

The typical recommendation is 140 to 360 mg per day. Most studies have used 200 mg daily.

Where to Find It

Tocotrienols are found primarily in the oil fraction of rice bran, palm fruit, barley, and wheat germ. Supplemental sources of tocotrienols are derived from rice bran oil and palm oil distillates. Tocotrienol supplements are available in capsules and tablets.

Possible Deficiencies

As it is not an essential nutrient, no deficiency state exists.

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