Tip #2: Choose snacks made with natural fats such as sunflower, peanut or Malaysian palm oil. Soy, canola and corn oils are likely to be made with genetically modified crops.
Author Archive | Heather Champine
To keep everyone happy, basket fillers should look for snacks made with better-for-you ingredients such as organic fruit juices, non-GMO Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil and natural colors.
“Your non-fat lifestyle may be depriving your body of nutrients, and may actually be making you fat,” wrote Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler.
Ingredients such as organic spices, Malaysian sustainable palm oil and grass-fed beef can liven up family meals while also caring for our planet.
Improve your oil: It doesn’t make sense to buy healthy, sustainable foods and then cook them with oils made from genetically modified plants.
One of the best ways to identify heart-healthy kids’ snacks is to look for palm oil on the label. This up-and-coming oil is naturally trans fat-free. It’s also non-GMO.
While the number of GMO-free choices is increasing, finding healthy foods for your family that don’t contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients can still be a challenge.
Some oils, such as olive oil, break down at high temperatures. Malaysian palm oil, however, has a high smoke point. This makes it suitable for frying, grilling and other high-heat applications.
“What I had learned before was wrong, and I was so surprised about the information I was finding that it led me to write my first book regarding tropical oils. ‘That led on to ‘The Palm Oil Miracle’.
Experts are now reaching out through the media to expectant mothers who are eager to learn how healthy fats, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, can support both their health and that of their babies.