Unique E by A.C. Grace Company

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Each 700mg beef softgel capsule contains the highest concentration of the complete Vitamin E tocopherol complex — HIGH-Gamma, HIGH-Alpha, with Beta and Delta isomers — completely void of fillers or additives that can turn rancid. This all-natural, PURE Vitamin E concentrate consists of the natural form of Vitamin E as obtained through the diet and as used by the body.**

 Cardiovascular health

  • Supports overall cardiovascular and circulatory health*
  • Promotes healthy coronary blood flow*
  • Provides antioxidant support*
  • Supports the body’s ability to appropriately process and utilize important lipids*
  • Helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels*
  • Helps support healthy red blood cell flow*

Aging 

  • Supports healthy focus and memory retention*
  • Helps to promote healthy brain function*
  • Provides antioxidant support throughout the body *
  • Helps maintain the integrity of cellular function*
  • Supports healthy immune function*

General Health

  • Promotes eye health*
  • Supports and promotes the immune system*
  • Supports the body’s ability to regulate pro-inflammatory molecules, including C-reactive protein*
  • May be applied externally as a topical to promote dermal health*   

Since 1962 A.C. Grace Company has specialized in providing a pure concentrated form of the natural vitamin E complex. The proprietary UNIQUE E formula is devoid of all fillers, additives, colors, preservatives, soy or gluten, and provides 400 IU d-alpha tocopherol. The mixed tocopherols are in their optimum portions to deliver the highest biological activity and maximum health benefits such as promoting healthy circulation and inhibiting the oxidation of lipids.

Unique E

125 mg, 30 softgels

  Item Catalog Number: 00111

Suggested Use

One softgel daily or as directed by a qualified health care professional.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 softgel
Servings Per Container: 30
  Amount Per Serving % DV
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol) 400 IU 1333%

Proprietary Blend

d-gamma tocopherol, d-delta tocopherol and d-beta tocopherol

432mg **
*Daily Value not established.

 Other Ingredients: gelatin, glycerin, water.

Warnings: Keep in a cool dry place, out of the reach of children. If pregnant or nursing, consult your health care professional before using this product.

**DISCLAIMER: Information on this page is not intended as a substitute for advice provided by a competent health care professional. You should not use this information in diagnosing or treating a health problem. No claim or opinion expressed on this web site is intended to be, nor should be construed to be, medical advice. If you are now taking any drugs, prescribed or not, or have a medical condition, please consult a competent physician who is aware of herb/drug interactions before taking any herbal supplements. The information presented herein has not been evaluated by the FDA or the Department of Health and is not intended to diagnose, prevent or treat any disease or illness.

 

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 The Science Behind the Product

Vitamin E is a complex of eight molecules that work together synergistically. Taking a Vitamin E supplement with only d-alpha tocopherol instead of the entire mixed tocopherols family of isomers can actually deplete the level of d-gamma tocopherol in the body.

 The mainstream medical community only recently recognized the importance of d-gamma tocopherol. But A.C. Grace has noted the importance of d-gamma tocopherol since 1962. Our proprietary formula of concentrated tocopherols is specifically designed to provide the highest biological activity and maximum synergistic benefits of the all-natural complex.

 References:

Campbell SE, Stone WL, Whaley SG, Qui M, Krishnan K; gamma-tocopherol up-regulates peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (PPAR) gamma expression in SW 480 human colon cancer cell lines.

 Handelman GJ, Machlin LJ, Fitch K, Weiter JJ, Dratz EA;  oral alpha-tocopherol supplements decrease plasma gamma-tocopherol levels in humans.  Journal of Nutrition 1985 Jun;115(6):807-13.

 Jiang Q, Wong J, Fyrst H, Saba JD, Ames BN;  gamma-tocopherol or combinations of vitamin E forms induce cell death in human prostate cancer cells by interrupting sphingolipid synthesis -- Jiang Q, Wong J, Ames BN; [gamma]-tocopherol induces apoptosis in androgen-responsive LNCaP Prostate Cancer Cells via Caspase-Dependent and Independent Mechanisms.

 Jiang Q, Ames BH;  gamma-tocopherol but not alpha-tocopherol, decreases pro-inflammatory eicosanoids and inflammation damage in rats.  -- Jiang Q, Elson-Schwab I, Courtemanche C, Ames BN;  gamma-tocopherol and its major metabolite, in contrast to alpha-tocopherol, inhibit cyclooxygenase activity in macrophages and epithelial cells.

 What about vitamin E and drug interactions?

People using drugs such as blood-thinners, cholesterol medications, blood pressure medications, etc, should always start with 1 capsule (400 I.U.) and work up to optimum dosage over time as needed. Vitamin E can temporarily increase blood pressure in individuals with high blood pressure—monitoring dosage is required. However, it has been reported that, over time, vitamin E supplementation can support healthy blood pressure levels. Always speak with your primary health care provider before adding this or any other dietary supplement to your daily health regimen.* Vitamin E is fat soluble, what about liver toxicity, what level is safe?

Unlike other fat soluble vitamins, vitamin E is NOT accumulated in the liver. This astonishing fact was recently proven in a paper entitled, Vitamin E Trafficking (see references below). The authors report, “the liver does not accumulate ‘toxic’ amounts of vitamin E. Excess vitamin E is not accumulated in the liver, but is excreted, mostly in bile, via a p-glycoprotein (ABCB4)-mediated process.” Speak with your primary health care provider to determine a dosage that is appropriate for your health goals.*

 References:

Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1031: 1–’D012 (2004). doi: 10.1196/annals.1331.001 Vitamin E Trafficking Maret G. Trabera, Graham W. Burtonb and Robert L. HamiltoncaLinus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA; bOccell, Inc., Ottawa, Ontario K1B 5B0, Canada; cDepartment of Anatomy, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA

 Kappus H, Diplock AT. Tolerance and safety of vitamin E: a toxicological position report. Free Radic Biol Med 1992;13:55–’D074.

 Vitamins E and C are safe across a broad range of intakes. Hathcock JN, Azzi A, Blumberg J, Bray T, Dickinson A, Frei B, Jialal I, Johnston CS, Kelly FJ, Kraemer K, Packer L, Parthasarathy S, Sies H, Traber MG. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Apr;81(4):736-45.

Our mission is to consistently provide our customers with products that show promising benefits to the body when taken correctly, in the correct dosage, and for the right reasons.

Who We Are

The A.C. Grace Company was founded in 1962 by Roy Erickson, who after experiencing cardiovascular health challenges, devised an all natural form of Vitamin E to help himself feel his best. Roy experienced significant whole health effects from this superior product, and this led to selling it to friends and then health professionals and the vitamin/supplement retail industry.*

Roy lived until he was 93 years old and ran the company until his death in 2002. The company, located in Big Sandy, Texas and managed by the next generation of family, continues to manufacture and provide exactly the same product Roy invented many years ago under the name UNIQUE E®. We believe our product is the one of the highest, if not the highest, quality Vitamin E supplements on the market. Our product is the natural form of Vitamin E, not the synthetic form found in many stores today. Our product contains no additives or fillers. It is extracted from soybeans, but it contains no soy oil. It is simply a pure Vitamin E product.

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