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In this blog, distinguished nutrition expert Roger Clemens puts Codex Alimentarius Commission’s food labeling paper about trans fats and saturated fats in proper perspective
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 […]
Too many people are confused about what comprises a healthy diet. That’s what’s causing leading scientists and dietitians to approach the media about what foods we should be putting on our plates
Improving your diet starts with choosing foods that do not contain trans fats. “Palm oil can be considered a healthier alternative to trans fats with its perfect balance of saturated and unsaturated fats,” Chowdhury explained.
Low-fat diets are not recommended. Current dietary advice puts the emphasis on optimizing types of dietary fats and not reducing total fat.
Palm oil is also rich in vitamin E tocotrienols, beta carotene and other antioxidants. Nutrient-dense Malaysian palm oil is found in many foods you may already eat, such as Smart Balance spreads and Luna bars.
We should substitute Malaysian palm oil for some of that inflammatory omega-6, which will help right the balance.” Malaysian sustainable palm oil is an ideal oil for cooking because it doesn’t break down at high temperatures. It’s also rich in vitamin E tocotrienols.
Palm oil is a great source of vitamin E tocotrienols. This powerful antioxidant helps protect you from chronic diseases, and helps delay the aging process.
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is balanced, with almost equal amounts of unsaturated and saturated fatty acids. This is another healthy fat which has a neutral effect on your cholesterol.