Malaysian palm oil’s balanced fatty acid composition – 50 percent unsaturated fats and 50 percent saturated fats – makes it an ideal alternative to partially hydrogenated oils.
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Vitamin E tocotrienols, some of the strongest antioxidants, can be found in barley, rye and palm oil. In fact, the best source of these super-potent antioxidants is Malaysian red palm oil.
These easy-to-make recipes combine affordable grocery store options – all made with sustainably produced Malaysian palm oil – with other nutritious ingredients. The result? Snacks that will please your kids and your conscience.
Sustainable agriculture involves much more than just caring for the land. Sustainable agriculture also considers the food producer’s quality of life and the economic viability of farm operations.
Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree. Squeezing the fruit releases a pure, red oil. Its processing is similar to olive oil. But unlike many other edible oils, palm oil is brimming with nutrients.
“The most recent evidence indicates you can consume a reasonable level of saturated fats and it may not negatively impact your cholesterol levels,” said USC School of Pharmacy Research Professor Roger Clemens.
The entire community has reaped the benefits of palm oil. SALCRA has invested in Sarawak’s infrastructure. The association has built education centers, health care centers and roads.
Two slices of bread made without palm oil contains less than half a milligram of vitamin E, yet jumps to nearly 5 mg — one-third of our daily vitamin E requirement — when using the nutrient-dense palm oil.
Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet! But here in the U.S., most of us are just learning to appreciate palm oil for its health, culinary and environmental benefits.
Today’s cooks have many more options, and thankfully, most of them are healthier. This guide describes eight cooking oils which deserve a spot in your kitchen. It also lists four which you may want to avoid.