Fear on consuming saturated fats is unfounded as studies have shown that it does not increase cardiovascular risks. Palm oil has a balanced fatty acid profile, containing both saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Moreover, palm oil increases HDL (‘good’) cholesterol as a result of its content of saturated fatty acid. This simply means that it is […]

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Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil obtained from the flesh of the oil palm fruit. It has wonderful health benefits including the following: Palm oil is essentially trans-fat free. Unlike other vegetable oils, it has a natural semi-solid properties that does not require hydrogenation to solidify it in food production. Palm oil is a […]

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A variety of studies from all around the globe are showing that tocotrienols offer dramatic protection for the health of the brain, both during neuro-development and aging. An animal study has shown that a mother taking tocotrienolsduring pregnancy and lactation, along with adding tocotrienols to animal feed following lactation resulted in higher blood levels of […]

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Palm oil is one of nature’s richest sources of beta carotene – the precursor that helps our bodies manufacture vitamin A – as well as vitamin E tocopherols and tocotrienols. In fact, palm oil is one of the best sources of tocotrienols. Studies have shown that these nutritional powerhouses help to protect our brains from […]

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Palm oil is derived from the flesh of the fruit of the oil palm species Elaeis guineensis. In its virgin form, the oil is bright orange-red due to the high content of carotene. Palm oil is Nature’s gift to Malaysia, and Malaysia’s to the world. Palm oil is semi-solid at room temperature; a characteristic brought […]

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Celebrity skincare expert Scott Vincent-Borba appeared on Katie Couric’s nationally syndicated talk show,Katie, to reveal what to eat to make you look younger. The author of two books, including Cooking Your Way to Gorgeous, Vincent-Borba told the audience that his number one recommendation for improving overall health and maintaining a youthful glow is to use red palm oil, for its […]

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Proposed changes to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines include a discussion on environmentally sustainable food production. This increased focus on sustainable eating could mean that we’ll be seeing more U.S. food manufacturers choosing to use Malaysian sustainable palm oil in their recipes. In its executive summary, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion committee commented that, “Linking […]

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For health enthusiasts, this book covers all the nutritional benefits on palm oil for a healthier lifestyle: Palm oil has been used as both a food and a medicine for thousands of years.It was prized by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt as a sacred food. Today palm oil is the most widely used oil in the […]

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