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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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.
To replace trans fat, many food manufacturers have turned to the tropics. They’ve learned that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a natural, heart-healthy substitute for the once ubiquitous PHOs.
These up-to-date tips will help you easily transform your Thanksgiving leftovers into better-for-you meals using on-trend ingredients such as winter greens, healthy grains and Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
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 […]
Stoler used Smart Balance butter to demonstrate her point to WGN viewers. “It has sustainable Malaysian palm fruit oil in it. We’re seeing palm fruit oil has replaced a lot of the trans fats that were found in other food products.”
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.
Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS is often called the ‘Nutrition Myth Buster’ because he uses his vast academic and practical knowledge to shine light on many of today’s misleading dietary trends. We were pleased when he called for replacing artificially hydrogenated oils with natural Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
The worst ingredient for your heart may not even be listed on the label. When I appeared on Minneapolis KARE 11 news, I explained why many processed foods which claim ‘zero trans fats’ may actually contain the harmful ingredient.