Now Foods, Gamma E Complex, Advanced, 120 Softgels
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- Antioxidant Protection
- Mixed Tocopherols & Tocotrienols
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
Emerging research demonstrates that gamma-Tocopherol, the most abundant form of Vitamin E in the diet, has very important and unique functions. Central to these functions is its capacity to detoxify reactive nitrogen species, an especially destructive form of free radical. In addition, gamma-Tocopherol acts to trap and remove free radicals from the body in a way that alpha-Tocopherol cannot. NOW Advanced Gamma E Complex provides the necessary full range of vitamin E protection because it has a more natural balance of Tocopherols plus a full complement of Tocotrienols. NOW’s “Advanced” formula thereby provides superior support for cardiovascular health, as well as protection for the health of the prostate and the colon.
Take 2 softgels 1 to 2 times daily with food.
Softgel capsules (gelatin, glycerin, water, carob) and rice bran oil.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens. This product also has the fallowing natural occuring mixed tocopherols and mixed tocotrienols: delta-tocopherols, beta-tocopherols, gamma-tocotrienol, alpha-tocotrienol, delta-tocotrienol, beta-tocotrienol.
For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle. Natural color variation may occur in this product.
|Serving Size: 2 Softgels|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||10|
|Total Fat||1 g||2%*|
|Vitamin E (as Natural d-alpha Tocopherol)||450 IU||1500%|
|Total tocopherols||600 mg||†|
|Tocomin Mixed Palm Tocotrienol Complex||10 mg||†|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Vitamin E is essential for life. But the human body has no need for synthetic chemicals. And this is where the problem begins. Most of the scientific research into the effects of vitamins use synthetically made versions in their studies. Vitamin E is really a combination of eight different forms. There are four tocopherols and four tocotrienols. In nature, they occur together, and make up the most important chain-breaking fat-soluble antioxidant we have. You have more of the alpha tocopherol inside you than the other forms. But, you can’t just grab that, throw it in a vitamin and tell people that it’s “healthy.” These attempts to outsmart nature run into predictable problems. For example, only giving people the alpha tocopherol can make a lack of vitamin E worse. It will keep you from absorbing enough tocotrienols. And tocotrienols are the real workhorses of the vitamin E compounds. Tocotrienols have benefits that tocopherols don’t have. They give vitamin E its antioxidant punch. In fact, a new study shows gamma tocotrienol boosts your cells’ antioxidant strength by 300%. The trick to getting all the benefits of vitamin E is to get it as close to the form nature intended as possible. Make sure you’re not getting the synthetic version of only one form of vitamin E. Stay away from any vitamin E labeled d-alpha or especially dl-alpha tocopherol. The “dl” means it’s synthetic, and if it only contains “alpha-tocopherol, then it’s got only one of the eight forms.
I have tested this on my Dad and a friend, and it truly works for prostate problems. My Dad found relief noticeable by 2 weeks, and better after 3 weeks. My friend, who was crippled by pain ALL DAY, is now standing straight and going for walks, and not needing to go to the toilet as often. He has only been taking it for about 2 weeks and now has purchased 4 bottles himself!! Beats waiting years to have an operation here in Australia!!!
Best Vitamin E
Posted by 4788412294674356579 on Jun 24, 2016
Will be ordering this again.
Posted by Reviewer2582051 on Jun 20, 2016
Have used this product for a while and I am pleased with the results. Now products are reliable.
They changed the formula
Posted by 4943797960547833871 on May 22, 2016
This used to be a formula with slightly more gamma-tocopherol than alpha-tocopherol, which is what I want. Now they've changed it and there's about 50% more alpha than gamma. They've also changed the oil from being a combination of rice brain oil and palm fruit oil, to rice bran oil only. Still a decent product, definitely not bad, but before it was almost perfect.