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Is tocopherol vegan?

Tocopherol is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is tocopherol?

Tocopherol is a form of vitamin E that is often used as a food preservative due to its antioxidant properties. It is a fat-soluble nutrient that can be found in a variety of foods, including nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils. Tocopherol works by preventing the oxidation of fats and oils, which can cause them to spoil and become rancid. It is also believed to have a number of health benefits, such as reducing inflammation and protecting against heart disease. Tocopherol is often added to processed foods as a natural alternative to synthetic preservatives.

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