Eannatto δ-Tocotrienol Incredibly Suppresses Tumorigenesis in Colon Cancer

δ-Tocotrienol-rich diet suppressed colorectal cancer in a mouse model.
The following abstract is taken from a published study and is explained in simple terms to help you understand better. For deeper and technical insights regarding the action of Tocotrienols on human breast cancer cells, kindly refer to the reference link provided at the bottom of this abstract.


Introduction to Colorectal Cancer and Delta-Tocotrienol

Colorectal cancer alone is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. Cancer usually starts in the colon or the rectum and accordingly are named as colon or rectal cancers. In the past, studies of different types of cancers, have demonstrated anticancer effects of Delta-Tocotrienol but the anticancer effects of Delta-Tocotrienol were not fully demonstrated in colorectal cancer as focused studies were not performed. In this study, the anti-proliferative effects of Delta-Tocotrienols were observed both in vivo and in vitro studies.
How does Delta-Tocotrienol fight Colorectal Cancer?
In this study, in vitro, the anti-proliferative effects of Tocotrienols in colon epithelial and stromal cells were investigated. And in vivo, the same effects were investigated in an induced colorectal cancer mouse model. All the isoforms of Tocotrienols were investigated for their ability to fight cancer, and it was observed that Delta-Tocotrienol exerted the most effective anti-proliferative properties on colon adenocarcinoma cells. It was also observed that Delta-Tocotrienol was able to reduce the nitrite and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) concentrations in mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs) and it was also able to stimulate the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and interferon γ. It was also observed that Delta-Tocotrienol enriched diet incredibly suppressed the tumor formation and growth in dextran sulfate sodium and azoxymethane treated mice. The complete study suggested that at the molecular level, Delta-Tocotrienol enriched diet prevented colorectal cancer.
Suggested Usage:
Eannatto DeltaGold Tocotrienol contains 90% Delta-Tocotrienol and 10% Gamma-Tocotrienol. One bottle of Eannatto Tocotrienols contains 125g, 60 gels. In studies, 400-900g of dosage of Tocotrienols, have been suggested by researchers for patients suffering from cancer. Eannatto Tocotrienol has been derived from the Annatto plant, found in the Amazon which is 100% Tocopherol free. Also, Annatto contains 2x more Tocotrienols than Palm oil and 3x more Tocotrienols than rice bran oil.
Reference for the Study in detail:
1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1756464617303183
2. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/colon-rectal-cancer/about/what-is-colorectal-cancer.html
3. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/delta-tocotrienol
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