Ingredients such as organic spices, Malaysian sustainable palm oil and grass-fed beef can liven up family meals while also caring for our planet.
Author Archive | Heather Champine
Improve your oil: It doesn’t make sense to buy healthy, sustainable foods and then cook them with oils made from genetically modified plants.
One of the best ways to identify heart-healthy kids’ snacks is to look for palm oil on the label. This up-and-coming oil is naturally trans fat-free. It’s also non-GMO.
While the number of GMO-free choices is increasing, finding healthy foods for your family that don’t contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients can still be a challenge.
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.
“What I had learned before was wrong, and I was so surprised about the information I was finding that it led me to write my first book regarding tropical oils. ‘That led on to ‘The Palm Oil Miracle’.
Experts are now reaching out through the media to expectant mothers who are eager to learn how healthy fats, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, can support both their health and that of their babies.
This year, more families may be including palm oil in their Thanksgiving grocery carts alongside the turkey, cranberries and pumpkin pie.
Three Connecticut newspapers published an interview with registered dietitian Felicia Stoler, in which Stoler recommended using palm oil to make Thanksgiving meals more nutritious.
This year, more news organizations than ever included Malaysian sustainable palm oil in articles encouraging “eek-o responsible” Halloween celebrations.