For example, if bunny or egg–shaped chocolate candy is an Easter basket must-have, choose a variety made with responsibly sourced ingredients such as fair-trade cocoa beans and all-natural, non-GMO Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil. This will satisfy your sweet tooth and your need to care for the planet.
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The palm oil ban may increase greenhouse gases, escalate climate change.
“We now know that the variation in fats makes it difficult to generalize about their health effects and risks. Individual life stage, lifestyle, and genetics must be considered before assigning a health-promoting or health-risk label on a sub-class or class of nutrients,” says Pressman.
Does breast milk need a warning label? It’s a ridiculous idea, but this question and others are cropping up in response to a food labeling paper released by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC). It recommends warning labels for some healthy foods. According to Roger Clemens, DrPH, CFS, CNS, FIFT, FACN, FIAFST, “It would be impossible […]
“The assumption that saturated fat at any level of intake is deleterious is not supported by scientific evidence.”
Instead of saturated fats and cholesterol, many leading nutrition and health experts are now looking at inflammation as a prime mover as a contributing factor of heart disease.
Tropical oils may also have some health benefits. Malaysian sustainable palm oil has a unique fatty acid profile, plus natural antioxidants such as vitamin E tocotrienols and carotenoids. Palm oil is also naturally trans-fat free.
There’s little doubt that millennials are driving the call for clean label. Even though they may be concerned for improving public health, they may be taking the wrong pathway. Driven by emotion and misconception, some are being swept up by the movement. They know little about public health and the dynamics involved in food safety.
The Malaysian palm oil industry has said, and continues to demonstrate, that it stands strongly for planet and people.