Tocotrienol

primera rice, red rice
Primera Rice is a source of tocotrienol.

What is Tocotrienol?

Tocotrienol, a type of antioxidant found in Primera Rice besides anthocyanin is a member of Vitamin E family as well. It has its distinctive functions that the other members of Vitamin E are not capable of doing.

Benefits of Tocotrienol

Tocotrienol is found beneficial for protection against heart related diseases. Researchers have observed that intake of tocotrienol controls the fat levels in the blood as well as raises the good cholesterol level in the blood. This potent antioxidant compound when consumed through food provides protection for the outer layer of the skin. It protects the skin from damage caused by Ultraviolet B (UVB) sun ray, the culprit for skin aging and wrinkling.

The Best Way to Consume Tocotrienol

In order to harness the benefits of tocotrienol, we should consume it from dietary source instead of popping in tocotrienol supplemental pills. Good dietary sources of tocotrienol are Primera Rice, other whole rice, barley and palm fruit.

 

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