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-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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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.
You may be reading and hearing more about tocotrienols. Studies have shown that premium tocotrienol supplements, derived from Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, may help protect your brain from stroke damage, promote younger skin, support liver health and even reduce cancer risk.
I’d love for more people to use Malaysian palm oil this year. This wonderful, natural, plant-based saturated fat is a rich red oil brimming with vitamin E tocotrienols, alpha carotene, beta carotene and other carotenoids.
Palm oil comes from the fruit of the GMO-free oil palm tree, Elaeis guineensis. Squeezing this fruit releases a pure, red oil brimming with vitamin E tocotrienols and antioxidant-rich carotenoids.
Some oils, such as olive oil, break down at high temperatures. Malaysian palm oil, however, has a high smoke point. This makes it suitable for frying, grilling and other high-heat applications.
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.