The Malaysian Palm Oil Council has come out against the EU’s proposed unilateral Action Plan against deforestation, charging that is impractical to implement unilateral global initiatives to improve trade in sustainable goods.
We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in our diet for brain, skin, heart and joint health. Usually we think of fish or olive oil as way to get these essential nutrients. But other sources include nuts, seeds, avocados and Malaysian palm fruit oil.
The Resolution disregards the needs and well-being of dependent communities in the producer countries. By adopting it – with an overwhelming majority – MPs have decided they must show their hands in the heart of palm producer nations. With their vote, they have driven out truth and objective facts and instead rubber stamped an action […]
Many manufacturers are choosing to include Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil in their products. This natural, non-GMO oil is getting rave reviews for its earth friendliness.
Thousands of food manufacturers have chosen to use premium, sustainable and versatile palm oil in their products, much of it from Malaysia’s plantations. Regardless of this misleading article, these manufacturers realize the benefits of this nutritious, non-GMO and eco-friendly oil.
Over the past year, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has changed the emphasis of its zero-deforestation campaign from palm oil to beef cattle and soybeans.
on September 27, 2016 in Forest Conservation, Sustainability, What’s New, Wildlife Preservation 0
Oil plantations are incredibly productive. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than a single acre of soybean plants, and 7 times more oil than an acre of canola (rapeseed) plants.
Palm oil also has incredible health benefits. It is the most abundant source of tocotrienols. It’s high in vitamin A and vitamin E. It’s also great for brain health.
These beautiful rainforests can flourish thanks in part to the Malaysian palm oil industry’s strict regulations and conservation practices, as well as the efficiency of the trees themselves.
on May 16, 2016 in Culinary, Forest Conservation, In The News, Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Add one more step to your spring cleaning task list. In addition to cleaning the hall closet and washing windows, health expert Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS suggests you make some diet changes to cleanse your body. This board certified nutritionist offered tips when he appeared on Phoenix’s 3TV News.