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    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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    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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tips for trans fat-free

My chef tips for trans fat-free meals shared on New York’s NBC News

Unfortunately, you can’t rely on the trans fat listing because manufacturers are allowed to claim ‘zero trans fats’ if a product contains less than 0.5 grams of the harmful ingredient per serving. Read the ingredient list carefully. If it contains hydrogenated oil, put the package back on the shelf. Also, look at the portion size.

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demand for Malaysian palm oil

Rising demand for Malaysian palm oil due to health and sustainability

Additionally, state-of-the-art research, which has mapped out the oil palm genome and which was published in the prestigious journal Nature by a joint Malaysian/US research team promises to set the trends to meet world demands in a sustainable fashion, even beyond 2030. As a result of these developments Europe now increasingly regards Malaysian palm oil […]

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Alpha-tocopherol improves uptake and distribution of tocotrienol

Another study proves that alpha-tocopherol does not interfere with tocotrienol uptake and distribution. As a matter of fact, it improves the uptake of tocotrienols. A recent study (Hansen H., et al., 2015) that evaluates the distribution of vitamin E isoforms (tocopherol and tocotrienol) in laying hens was conducted at Iowa State University. The study shows […]

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best trans fat substitute

Fox viewers learn about the best trans fat substitute

Malaysian sustainable palm oil is the best substitute for trans fat. It’s naturally trans fat-free. It’s also rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin E tocotrienols. These help provide the long shelf life manufacturers need, as well as support our brain and heart health. Tocotrienols may also play a role in cancer prevention. When you see […]

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