How are you taking care of your heart this Valentine’s Day? One easy way is to choose products that contain Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
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Nutritionists now consider saturated fat consumption part of a healthy diet. Studies have shown that there is no association between saturated fat and increased heart disease risk. Trans fats, however, have been associated with heart disease, stroke and obesity.
America, there are widespread changes going on within our food industry. Not since “low-fat” became a household phrase have so many of our favorite products been affected. These changes involve what’s inside the packaging and on the labels. Here are some of the highlights. New food labeling guidelines. By 2018, packaged food labels will have […]
In addition to boosting your overall calorie consumption, misleading serving sizes may be boosting your trans fat intake. Defend yourself by reading labels carefully, and choosing foods with Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This healthy oil is naturally trans fat-free, and a better choice for those trying to eat naturally.
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.
The study’s conclusion notes that the Dietary Guidelines must carefully consider the health effects of alternatives fats. Many American manufacturers are turning to Malaysian sustainable palm oil for a healthier alternative to trans fats. This versatile and non-GMO oil is naturally trans fat-free and rich in heart- and brain-healthy vitamin E tocotrienols. Palm oil is […]
on August 21, 2015 in In The News, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
When I appeared on Fresno’s CBS News, I explained that trans fats are man-made. Your body just can’t break them down. Consuming them increases your risk of developing heart disease. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a more natural choice. Not only is it good for your body, it’s good for the planet.
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.
Instead of focusing on fats, Bowden suggested avoiding junk food. “All these candies, cookies and sodas cause inflammation. Inflammation causes disease. It is that simple. We have to get rid of all these chemicals and start eating real food.” He suggested wild salmon and other omega-3-rich foods as they are anti-inflammatory.
Your mom told you to limit your butter and egg consumption based on 1950s and 1960s research that is now considered outdated and flawed. Healthy saturated fats, such as those found in avocados, nuts and Malaysian sustainable palm oil can be enjoyed in moderation.