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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Rich in Natural Chemical Compounds

Palm oil is rich in natural chemical compounds important for health and nutrition. It is a natural source of Carotenoids & Vitamin E, supplies fatty acids and other important fat-soluble micronutrients.

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Superior Quality and Purity

The Malaysian Palm Oil Board developed a special patented technology for the extraction of Tocotrienols, and the latest technology to purify Tocotrienols was developed to produce a superior quality and purity.

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Latest News

Wildlife Conservation Fund takes special care of elephants

May 28, 2015 Wildlife Conservation Fund

The Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund worked with the wildlife department to establish...

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The FDA’s trans fats ban and hydrogenation: what you need to know.

May 26, 2015 hydrogenation

Unfortunately, when we cheat nature by using this hydrogenation process, a by-product can be the...

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Nutrition expert tells CBS news viewers to use healthy tropical oils

May 25, 2015 use healthy tropical oils

“But the oils that we’re cooking with – these corn oils – these are processed, horrible...

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No Palm Oil labeling is misleading to consumers

May 22, 2015 no palm oil

If consumer demand for these other oils increases, could deforestation to make room for more...

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Embarrassed by your cooking skills? Here are fun cooking tips.

May 20, 2015 cooking tips

Stock your fridge, freezer and pantry with sustainable ingredients. “You’ll make a huge impact...

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What’s all this fuss about palm oil?

May 19, 2015 fuss about palm oil

“Every country is different. Malaysia, for example, is one of the good guys. It produces...

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Brain-boosting tips that will make your tummy happy

May 18, 2015 brain-boosting tips

Learning a new cuisine or recipe involves many parts of the brain and a number of your senses, too....

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Information on changing dietary guidelines shared on NBC news

May 15, 2015 changing dietary guidelines

“There have been two major studies in the last four years that have shown that saturated fat has...

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I’m spreading some good news about fats to CBS viewers

May 14, 2015 good news about fats

Nutritionists, dietitians and physicians around the world are trying to spread the word: What...

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EU leaders pleased by Malaysia’s poverty-reducing oil palm plantations

May 13, 2015 oil palm plantations

Richard Ashworth, a European Parliament member from the United Kingdom, said, “Without a doubt,...

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Smart land use: Palm oil is the world’s most efficient oil crop.

May 12, 2015 most efficient oil crop

The world has four major oil seed crops: oil palm, soybean, sunflower and canola (rapeseed)....

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ABC viewers told to fight UV damage with tocotrienols

May 11, 2015 UV Damage

If you are concerned about premature aging and wrinkling, and if you want to fight UV damage, look...

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From vilified to verified: Popular foods that most of us wouldn’t touch a few years ago

May 8, 2015 popular foods

Now we’ve learned that there’s a huge difference between palm kernel oil and palm fruit oil....

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Study shows dietary carotenoids linked to lower type 2 diabetes risks

May 7, 2015 carotenoids

The results showed that higher dietary intakes of beta- and alpha-carotene were associated with...

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