Vitamin E, beta-carotene and lecithin are not the only ingredients of wheat germ oil. It contains a wealth of other vitamins, minerals, phytosterols, phytohormones and unsaturated fatty acids. Among the latter – linoleic and linolenic acids are essential in our diet as they are not synthesised by the body. Wheat germ oil is cold-pressed to avoid damaging the contained active substances. Due to a high vitamin E content – an antioxidant – it is more resistant to oxidation and rancidification compared to other oils.
Wheat germ oil is also used in cosmetology. It can also be applied directly on facial skin – particularly on the area around the eyes – and on the hands. ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
Lecithin present in TIENS Vitality Softgels is a natural blend of phospholipids. It can be found in every cell of the human body., mainly in the cellular membrane, where it is involved in many crucial biological processes. The highest levels of lecithin can be found in the brain, liver, kidneys and bone marrow, where it is involved in metabolism, the functioning of the nervous system. Since it aids the joining of fats with water, it takes part in assimilation in fat-soluble vitamins. Monounsaturated fatty acid and PUFAare also important in reducing blood cholesterol and the risk of heart disease. Choline present in lecithin is involved in main of normal liver function and normal lipid metabolism. Other ingredients of TIENS Vitality Softgels are the antioxidants vitamin E and beta-carotene. Vitamin E protects the cells from oxidative stress and cell constituent from oxidative damage.