anti-angiogenesis effects of tocotrienols

  1. anti-angiogenesis effects of tocotrienols


    So I found a study that states that angiogenesis is inhibited by consuming tocotrienols.

    Angiogenesis is the formation of new blood vessels sprouting from old ones. Endurance training is supposed to bring about angiogenesis I think, so would this not be a bad thing?

    Here's the article off pubmed: Anti-angiogenic function of tocotrienol. [Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008] - PubMed Result


  2. It's a good thing as it relates to tumors.
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by TheCrownedOne View Post
    It's a good thing as it relates to tumors.
    “Tocotrienols showed inhibition of tumor cell-induced angiogenesis...”

    So yeah, this would be considered a good thing.

    On the flip side, Tocotrienols have actually been found to increase blood flow to bodily tissue (ie, the scalp) by having an anti-atherosclerotic effect. (cleaning of arteries)

    -Pp

  4. Quote Originally Posted by Primordial Perf View Post
    “Tocotrienols showed inhibition of tumor cell-induced angiogenesis...”

    So yeah, this would be considered a good thing.

    On the flip side, Tocotrienols have actually been found to increase blood flow to bodily tissue (ie, the scalp) by having an atherosclerotic effect. (cleaning of arteries)

    -Pp
    Yep! Tocotrienols are one of my (daily) staples...
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  5. Quote Originally Posted by Primordial Perf View Post
    “Tocotrienols showed inhibition of tumor cell-induced angiogenesis...”

    So yeah, this would be considered a good thing.

    On the flip side, Tocotrienols have actually been found to increase blood flow to bodily tissue (ie, the scalp) by having an atherosclerotic effect. (cleaning of arteries)

    -Pp
    I take it that you have a firm belief that smoking cigarettes is bad for the hair and skin.
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  6. Quote Originally Posted by Matt Skiba View Post
    I take it that you have a firm belief that smoking cigarettes is bad for the hair and skin.
    Yes, I would assume so.

    -Pp

  7. Quote Originally Posted by Primordial Perf View Post
    On the flip side, Tocotrienols have actually been found to increase blood flow to bodily tissue (ie, the scalp) by having an atherosclerotic effect. (cleaning of arteries)

    -Pp
    You mean an anti-atherosclerotic effect?

  8. Quote Originally Posted by rpen22 View Post
    You mean an anti-atherosclerotic effect?
    Yes, exactly.

    -Pp
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