These stringent standards will soon become mandatory in Malaysia. That’s good news because more than half of the palm oil imported into the U.S is from this eco-focused country. Palm oil is Malaysia’s number one export.
Good fats may help you fight junk food cravings because fats help you feel full. Non-GMO Malaysian palm oil has been used as a replacement for partially hydrogenated oils, the source of trans fats. Trans fats have been associated with increased heart disease, stroke and diabetes risk.
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 Non-GMO Project is an independent third-party verification program for non-GMO food and products in North America.
During his presentation at the 2017 Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference (PINC), Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Kalyana Sundram, Ph.D. said, “The politics of fat nutrition must be buried once and for all.”
To replace trans fat, many food manufacturers have turned to the tropics. They’ve learned that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a natural, heart-healthy substitute for the once ubiquitous PHOs.
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.
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
MSPO certification is exclusively for premium-quality palm oil sustainably grown and produced in Malaysia, a recognized leader in responsible palm oil production.
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.