Low-fat diets are not recommended. Current dietary advice puts the emphasis on optimizing types of dietary fats and not reducing total fat.
Tropical oils may also have some health benefits. Malaysian sustainable palm oil has a unique fatty acid profile, plus natural antioxidants such as vitamin E tocotrienols and carotenoids. Palm oil is also naturally trans-fat free.
Climate change, hunger and poor nutrition are continuing to plague our world. These issues highlight the need to change the way we eat, and Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil might hold the answers for our dietary future.
Nutrition Myth Buster Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, spoke about which fats are good and which are bad on Good Morning Cincinnati.