BACKGROUND: Little is known about α-tocopherol’s bioavailability
as a constituent of food or its dependence on a subject’s age.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the α-tocopherol bioavailability from food,
we used collard greens grown in deuterated water (²H collard
greens) as a source of deuterium-labeled (²H) α-tocopherol consumed
by younger and older...