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 […]
Some food manufacturers and suppliers are using highly-processed, genetically-modified oils to replace trans fat in their products. For those of us who prefer natural foods, Malaysian sustainable palm oil is the obvious and smartest choice. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a rich source of vitamin E, including a form of vitamin E called alpha tocotrienol that has been shown to help protect the brain in the case of stroke, cardiovascular disease or trauma.
Palm oil has a naturally healthy composition. The American Heart Association’s optimum fat blend ratio is 1:1:1. This is readily achieved by using palm oil as a major product component. Products such as Smart Balance leverage this magic. Overall nutrition is enhanced through palm oil’s ability to beneficially modulate LDL/HDL cholesterol ratios. That means it has virtually no adverse impact on your cholesterol levels.
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Current dietary advice puts the emphasis on optimizing types of dietary fats and not reducing total fat
“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.
on November 9, 2017 in In The News, Mixed Carotene, Sustainability, Tocotrienol 0
Stoler explained that having adequate dietary fat may help alleviate seasonal dry skin, while also giving you more energy.
Clemens notes that while 3-MCPD was found to be carcinogenic to small animals, no direct human toxicology data are available.
Malaysian palm oil’s balanced fatty acid composition – 50 percent unsaturated fats and 50 percent saturated fats – makes it an ideal alternative to partially hydrogenated oils.
ABC television viewers learned why Malaysian certified sustainable palm fruit oil is a better-for-you fat when registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler. Stoler shared her tips for “spring cleaning” your diet on lifestyle show Talk of Alabama.