Tocopherols are a class of naturally-occuring chemicals that are related to vitamin E.
Tocopherols have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and cholesterol-lowering properties. This class of compounds has also been associated with protection from radiation exposure, cancer preventive effects, and reduced risk of diabetes, and cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. See: Vitamin E
Vegetable oils, nuts, seeds
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Journal of Radiation Research
Natural Products in Cancer Prevention and Therapy Topics in Current Chemistry
Alpha tocopherol, Gamma tocopherol