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Perturbation of cellular immune functions in cigarette smokers and protection by palm oil vitamin E supplementation

Posted January 6, 2013

Cigarette smoke contains free radicals and an have adverse effect to the immune system. Supplementation of palm oil vitamin E (palmvitee), is known has antioxidant properties is thought to be beneficial for system immune protection against free radicals activity. The objective of the study was to determine the effect of palmvitee supplementation on immune response in smokers.

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Pantethine

Posted April 30, 2012

A biologically active derivative of vitamin B5, significantly lowered low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels in a new study that involved 120 subjects with low to moderate cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk (Nutr Res. 2011 Aug;31(8):608-15). This study gives further credence for manufacturers that add Pantethine to dietary supplements aimed at heart health.

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