Apart from ingesting carotenoid-rich foods, a convenient way of attaining high levels of alpha-carotene and beta-carotene is via dietary supplements.
Beta carotene is a fat-soluble compound that provides approximately 50 percent of the vitamin A needed in the typical American diet. This powerful antioxidant has numerous health benefits and may slow the progression of cataracts, protect the skin against sunburn and help prevent macular degeneration. The USDA recommends that adults should get between 700 and 900 mcg of vitamin A in their diet per day. It’s easy to determine which foods will help get this amount from their distinct orange or red hue. Malaysian red palm oil’s red color is a sure sign that it has a high concentration of beta carotene. It contains 15 times more beta carotene than carrots and 30 times more than tomatoes. Studies on beta carotene over the past decades have shown promising health benefits. Red palm oil consumption helps prevent vitamin A deficiencies in children and expectant mothers.
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When you are stressed and binging on unhealthy foods, your body’s inflammation level may increase. This signals the brain that you are fatigued and depressed. If you can reduce your inflammation level, you may feel more energized and in a better mood.
Once again, the health benefits of high carotenoid intake especially alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, as this study reveals, is linked to reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes.
on September 10, 2015 in Forest Conservation, Nutrition, Palm Oil / Red Palm Oil, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Tocotrienol, What’s New, Wildlife Preservation 0
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is non-GMO. Oil palm plantations also require fewer fertilizers, pesticides and energy than other edible oil crops.
Olive oil, a healthy fat, should only be used in salad dressings or other low-temperature applications. Malaysian sustainable palm oil has a higher smoke point and can be used for grilling, sautéing, frying and baking. It’s also naturally trans fat free.
While some palm oil production facilities have been accused of deforestation and forced labor issues, Johannes quoted Johari Minal, Washington D.C., regional manager of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, who confirmed that all red palm oil from Malaysia is sustainably produced using legal workers.
The latest research on saturated fat surprised many people. “We were told to avoid saturated fats at all costs: ‘It is terrible for us. It causes heart disease’,” said Bowden. “And now we’ve been told that it is not true at all.” Two major studies have showed that there is no correlation between saturated fat […]
The FDA has ordered food manufacturers to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), and their trans fats, from our food supply. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is an ideal substitute as it has many of the same beneficial qualities of PHOs, but it offers health benefits instead of cardiovascular disease risk.
A better-for-you alternative is Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This premium ingredient has the same desirable qualities as partially hydrogenated oils, but it is naturally trans fat free.
our international grocery store is holding a beauty secret, one which many women around the world already know: No other vegetable oil has as much skin-protecting vitamin E as Malaysian sustainable palm oil.