We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in our diet for brain, skin, heart and joint health. Usually we think of fish or olive oil as way to get these essential nutrients. But other sources include nuts, seeds, avocados and Malaysian palm fruit oil.
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Caregivers often don’t have much spare time. They need smart shortcuts. One of the simplest health changes anyone can make is to switch to eating healthy fats, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
Read labels, and you’ll spot palm oil in everything from your kids’ favorite cookies to your premium nutrition bar. Here’s how this better-for-you ingredient journeys from the tropics to your table.
Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler is helping news organizations by giving clear, factual nutritional information to their audiences. She was recently featured on Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate WEAA’s Keep It Moving show.
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.