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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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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

Nutritionist says some healthy fats are better than others

March 30, 2015 healthy fats

“We should substitute Malaysian palm oil which is environmentally sustainable, for some of that...

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Balancing the fatty acids you eat may help your heart

March 27, 2015 fatty acids

We are consuming 6-25 times more omega-6s than anti-inflammatory omega-3s. How did this happen?...

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Palm oil keeps Malaysia’s economy and families moving forward

March 25, 2015 palm oil

The Malaysian government and industry leaders have taken steps to ensure that palm oil continues to...

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ABC TV interview educates Californians about saturated fat benefits

March 19, 2015 saturated fat

Saturated fatty acids, such as those found in Malaysian palm oil, are perfectly fine to consume....

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2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines encourage sustainable eating

March 17, 2015 sustainable

In its executive summary, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion committee commented...

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Malaysian palm oil farmers speak about societal benefits of palm oil

March 12, 2015 man-and-tree

Thomas Lamit anak Lutek understand the benefits of palm oil. He has seen firsthand how it has...

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Media points out that Malaysian palm oil is being wrongly targeted

March 10, 2015 Malaysian palm oil

Even reporters are now questioning why certain non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are unfairly...

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Thank you family farmers, for healthy Malaysian sustainable palm oil

March 6, 2015 man-and-tree

We have family farmers to thank for healthy, versatile Malaysian sustainable palm oil. More than...

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Elephant care is a goal shared by Malaysia and its palm oil industry

March 3, 2015 palm oil industry

At a sustainable palm oil plantation in Sabah, Nabilah and Marven learned that the Malaysian palm...

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Green drinks are even healthier with sustainable Malaysian palm oil

February 26, 2015 green drinks

Green drinks are a quick and popular way to increase your intake of nutrient-dense vegetables....

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Dietitian demonstrates the science of healthy fats for ABC viewers

February 23, 2015 healthy fats

Recent studies have shown that we no longer need to shy away from saturated fats. We don’t want...

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Show explains what bears and bugs have to do with healthy palm oil

February 18, 2015 healthy palm oil

Malaysia’s palm oil industry is committed to preserving the habitat of native wildlife and using...

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Study fuels concerns about governments’ dietary fat guidelines

February 16, 2015 dietary fat guidelines

After yet another extensive meta-analysis, researchers in the U.S. and U.K. have concluded that...

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Ditch the fast food! Try this easy chicken recipe made with palm oil.

February 11, 2015 palm oil

Forget drive-through meals in a bag. In less than 10 minutes, you can prepare a savory meal using...

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