Appearing on Great Day Tampa Bay, health and wellness expert, registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler told the hosts that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil can be found in everything from ramen noodles to heart-healthy spreads and microwavable popcorn.
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There’s an easy way to find out if the manufacturer is thinking about sustainability: Check the ingredient list to see what type of oil they’re using. If it’s palm oil, you can add the item to your sustainable shopping basket
As more people learn about Malaysian palm oil’s sustainability, more may use this healthy saturated fat to help them have a more environmentally responsible holiday.
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.
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.