Physician suggests focusing on balanced nutrition

Physician suggests focusing on balanced nutrition

“We now know that the variation in fats makes it difficult to generalize about their health effects and risks. Individual life stage, lifestyle, and genetics must be considered before assigning a health-promoting or health-risk label on a sub-class or class of nutrients,” says Pressman.

California moms discover dietary fat doesn’t cause heart disease

California moms discover dietary fat doesn’t cause heart disease

Journalist Shirin Danielpour Yadegar created LA Mom Magazine, an online community, to  empower moms in the decisions they make for their families, including their health. She posts articles by various experts on issues moms face daily. Those include this article by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, explaining details about the published study that found that high carbs, not dietary fat, are associated with an increase in heart disease risk factors.

Food security and palm oil: How Malaysia helps feed the world.

Food security and palm oil: How Malaysia helps feed the world.

Because of Malaysia’s equatorial climate, it can grow oil palm. This fertile tree produces abundant supplies of nutritious fruits year-round. Because of this high yield, it produces significantly more oil than annual crops, such as corn, soybean and canola. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than soybeans, and 10 times more than sunflower.

The truth about palm oil and orangutans in Malaysia

The truth about palm oil and orangutans in Malaysia

Most of Malaysia’s orangutans live on the island’s protected forests. That’s not a challenge as an astonishing 60 percent of Sabah is under forest cover. This provides ample natural habitat for the orangutans to thrive. Palm oil is also legally cultivated in these states, but only on land zoned for agriculture. Many of today’s oil palm plantations once farmed rubber or coconut, but were converted to efficient and sustainable oil palm.

Malaysian Palm Oil Council

The Palm Oil Health website is your resource for information on the health and nutritional benefits of Malaysian palm fruit oil and palm fruit oil bioactives.

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