Tocopherols

About: A class of organic compounds that belong to the vitamin E family, commonly used as natural preservatives due to their antioxidant properties.
Nutritional function:Natural Preservative
In our products: Maintenance Formula, Classic Roast
Maintenance Formula, Golden Rotisserie
Performance Formula
Benefits:
  • Protects cells against free radicals
  • Lengthens a product’s shelf life

Tocopherols act as a natural preservative—they help extend the shelf life of pet food by preventing the oxidation of fats and oils, which can lead to rancidity and the deterioration of nutrients.

The Science

Title of StudyPublished by
Mixed Tocopherols Inhibit Platelet Aggregation in Humans: Potential MechanismsAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Mixed Tocopherols Prevent Mammary Tumorigenesis by Inhibiting Estrogen Action and Activating PPAR-γClinical Cancer Research
Myths and Misperceptions About Ingredients Used in Commercial Pet FoodsVeterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice

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