Author Archive | Shawn Talbott


Tocotrienols from Malaysian palm fruit oil may slow cellular aging

I was excited to learn during Palm Oil Nutrition Week that the carotenoids in Malaysian palm fruit oil are one of two nutrients with skin-protecting properties. Dr. Suzana Makpol’s presentation entitled “Tocotrienols in Cellular Ageing Prevention: Evidence from Genes and Proteins Analysis” demonstrated that palm fruit oil’s tocotrienols may play an important role in slowing […]

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Breast cancer research finds promising results in Malaysian palm oil tocotrienols

Traditional breast cancer treatment – surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – is more successful in ridding the body of existing cancerous cells than inhibiting their growth and replication. So I was very interested in recent research from Dr. Paul Sylvester of the University of Louisiana that was presented during Palm Oil Health Week. His data mostly […]

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