The Guardian US is renowned for its award-winning journalism. When it ran freelance journalist Paul Tullis’s article on how the world got hooked on palm oil, we knew the piece would be thorough. MPOC CEO Kalyana Sundram is quoted about some of the more controversial issues.
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We’re also grateful to bloggers who go out of their way to clear up misconceptions about Malaysian palm oil.
A nutrition expert explains to ABC viewers why adding more healthy fat to your diet will help burn off your fat reserves. And one easy way to get more healthy fats in, and trans fats out, is by cooking with Malaysian palm oil.
It’s hard to know what to put on the kitchen table when there’s contradictory advice about what to eat and not eat. Nutritionist Jonny Bowden, Ph.D. helped health and lifestyle bloggers decipher the trends and analyze what’s truly needed in a healthy diet when he presented at the Mom’s Meet Southern California WOW Summit.
“Palm fruit oil is a superfood,” Donsky explained to viewers. It’s loaded with nutrients like vitamin E tocotrienols, which are important for heart and brain health.
American Public Television has launched a 13-episode series, Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan. The chef extraordinaire and popular television host will take viewers on a culinary journey through Malaysia’s tri-cultural landscape.
While moderation is still recommended, some candy manufacturers are trying to do the right thing by making gluten-free choices, using eco-friendly ingredients and insisting on higher quality ingredients.
“Palm oil is in fact a good fat, but ONLY if the palm oil is responsibly sourced from Malaysia,” King wrote in her blog, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Palm Oil.”
King mentioned that many of the nation’s leading candy makers use responsibly sourced palm oil, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, for their products. By the end of 2019, Malaysia plans to have 100 percent of its palm oil MSPO certified.
Malaysian red palm oil is a rich natural source of carotenoids, including alpha- and beta-carotene. These potent antioxidants have been shown to have numerous health benefits.