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    Cooking with a conscience

    Malaysia is a world leader in responsible, sustainable, non-GMO palm oil production. The Malaysian palm oil industry is at the forefront of wildlife and environmental protection.

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    Your Health and Nutrition Resource

    The Palm Oil Health and Nutrition blog is your resource for information on the health and nutritional benefits of Malaysian palm fruit oil and palm fruit oil bioactives, plus breaking news and industry research, health and nutrition advice, and recipes.

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saturated fat and heart disease

Yet another study debunks saturated fat and heart disease connection

The study’s conclusion notes that the Dietary Guidelines must carefully consider the health effects of alternatives fats. Many American manufacturers are turning to Malaysian sustainable palm oil for a healthier alternative to trans fats. This versatile and non-GMO oil is naturally trans fat-free and rich in heart- and brain-healthy vitamin E tocotrienols. Palm oil is […]

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polyphenols, palm kernel oil

The surprising differences between palm oil and palm kernel oil

Palm oil and palm kernel oil are both sustainable tropical oils which come from the fruit of the oil palm trees grown in eco-friendly Malaysia. These versatile oils, however, have very different chemical compositions and physical characteristics. Palm oil is often used for edible purposes while palm kernel oil is mainly used for non-edible purposes […]

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palm oil is a more natural choice

Why I told CBS News viewers that palm oil is a more natural choice

When I appeared on Fresno’s CBS News, I explained that trans fats are man-made. Your body just can’t break them down. Consuming them increases your risk of developing heart disease. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a more natural choice. Not only is it good for your body, it’s good for the planet.

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misunderstanding of fat

Palm oil experts share concern over the world’s misunderstanding of fat

The PINC Conference is a venue for palm bioactive researchers to share their results with physicians, pharmacists, other researchers and the media. Palm oil, the world’s most widely consumed oil, is rich in vital nutrients such as tocotrienols, carotenoids and phenolics. Researchers are studying their effect on heart health, stroke recovery, immune health and cancer.

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