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.
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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.
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.
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.
In more than 270 media appearances last year, health experts suggested that Americans stock our pantries with Malaysian sustainable palm oil. More than 77 million of us may now be reconsidering nutrient-dense palm oil after reading and hearing about it in the media.
If a home garden full of perennial plants, such as rhubarb, asparagus, onions, berries, grapes and yams can deliver bushels of nutritious food with little to no effort, consider what might happen if we focus on perennial foods on a global scale. Researchers say these crops can help feed our world with significantly less environmental […]
Families trying to eat cleaner, more natural meals are happy to learn that non-GMO palm oil is an increasingly popular ingredient in prepared foods. Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree which grows in lush plantations near the equator. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is preferred by many American companies because the […]
alm oil and palm fractions thus continue to provide the most viable options and in the immediate run-up to these rulings, palm oil and products is expected to make some gains and favors among U.S. food manufacturers.
on June 17, 2015 in Forest Conservation, News, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
This new Forest Bill further empowers forestry officials to deal with any illegal deforestation in Malaysia. It includes stiffer penalties, as much as one million Ringitts, equivalent to $271,000 U.S. dollars.
Unfortunately, when we cheat nature by using this hydrogenation process, a by-product can be the dreaded trans fats. While this still makes a tasty doughnut, we now know there are health implications.