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.
Palm-derived vitamin E tocotrienols are the hottest nutritional aid in stroke prevention. Studies have proven tocotrienols’ ability to prevent the expansion of white matter lesions in the human brain. Tocotrienols may also be beneficial in the management of dementia, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Look for palm oil on the ingredient labels of your favorite products, and know that when you see it listed, you are getting a healthy fat. Incorporating hunger-satisfying good fats may make it easier to stick with your spring diet goals, and will help you get additional benefits by providing necessary nutrients and fatty acids.
Vitamin E tocotrienols, some of the strongest antioxidants, can be found in barley, rye and palm oil. In fact, the best source of these super-potent antioxidants is Malaysian red palm oil.
Appearing on Great Day Tampa Bay, health and wellness expert, registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler told the hosts that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil can be found in everything from ramen noodles to heart-healthy spreads and microwavable popcorn.
The new study demonstrates that oral administration of high dose of alpha-tocopherol as well as mixed-tocotrienol do not cause any significant negative effects on bone mass, bone microarchitecture, bone formation and bone marrow osteogenic (bone forming) gene expressions.
Scientists have been researching the association of oils and fats with cancer for over 50 years. Literature is ablaze with scientific documentation of how the rate of cancer progression is higher in laboratory animals fed with oils rich in polyunsaturated fats like soy and corn.
Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree. Squeezing the fruit releases a pure, red oil. Its processing is similar to olive oil. But unlike many other edible oils, palm oil is brimming with nutrients.
“Your non-fat lifestyle may be depriving your body of nutrients, and may actually be making you fat,” wrote Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler.
When comparing to the control group, the tocotrienols-treated mice demonstrated reduced tumor sizes and tumor volumes in a dose-dependent manner.
Malaysian palm oil was highlighted in top women’s magazine Marie Claire in a weight-loss article that reached more than a million women.