A vitamin E concentrate rich in tocotrienols had no effect on serum lipids, lipoproteins, or platelet function in men with mildly elevated serum lipid concentrations.

@article{Mensink1999AVE,
  title={A vitamin E concentrate rich in tocotrienols had no effect on serum lipids, lipoproteins, or platelet function in men with mildly elevated serum lipid concentrations.},
  author={Ronald P Mensink and Adriana C van Houwelingen and Daan Kromhout and Gerard Hornstra},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={213-9}
}
BACKGROUND Tocotrienols, lipid-soluble antioxidants with vitamin E activity, have been reported to lower LDL-cholesterol concentrations and platelet aggregation in men, but results are contradictory. OBJECTIVE To examine in detail the effects of a vitamin E concentrate rich in tocotrienols on serum lipoproteins and on platelet function in men at risk for cardiovascular disease. DESIGN In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel trial, 20 men received daily for 6 wk 4… CONTINUE READING
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