The excitement about tocotrienols is mounting as scientists around the world turn their attention toward this “other” vitamin E. While many of the studies are preliminary, they are providing evidence of this vitamin’s incredible potential.
Including Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil in your diet is one of those small changes which can make a big difference. Unlike most oils, it’s packed with nutrients and incredibly versatile. Palm oil makes healthy eating easy.
Don’t be stuck in the oily dark ages. Use our handy guide to determine which cooking oils you need to add to your culinary collection.
Palm oil and palm kernel oil are both sustainable tropical oils which come from the fruit of the oil palm trees. These versatile oils, however, have very different chemical compositions and physical characteristics.
Responsibly cultivated palm oil is more environmentally beneficial than any other oil crop. Malaysia is a world model for sustainable palm oil production. It all began in earnest when Malaysia’s government encouraged cultivation of this healthy oil to reduce the country’s economic dependence on other less reliable or efficient crops, such as rubber, cocoa and […]
Here are a few facts and figures that you might not know about healthy Malaysian sustainable palm oil, which is a key global player in the oils and fats market. Palm oil is a fruit oil (just as olive oil is a fruit oil) that is widely used in food and non-food products worldwide. It […]
What defines a “super food”? Nutritionists and health professionals get particularly excited about plant-based foods that confer a wide range of potential health benefits. Malaysian red palm oil clearly falls into this category, so we decided to compile our own “top 10” list of its health and wellness benefits. Malaysian red palm oil is available […]
Red palm oil (RPO) is the only commercially-available oil that contains substantial amounts of the natural plant pigments called “carotenoids” (about 550 µg/g), as well as vitamin E (600 µg/g) comprising both tocotrienols (65%) and alpha-tocopherol (35%). Some of the carotenoids in RPO are converted to vitamin A in our body; the the rest of […]
Healthy palm fruit oil contains almost equal amounts of unsaturated fats and saturated fats, (mainly palmitic and smaller amounts of stearic acids). As a result of its unique balanced composition, palm oil has almost no impact on your cholesterol as long as your total dietary fat intake is in line with the levels recommended by […]
Whether it’s palm fruit oil, olive oil or fish oil, even healthy cooking oils don’t last forever. What happens when a cooking oil goes bad? Opened cooking oil can go rancid after a month or two affecting the taste and quality of your food. Other oils, such as vegetable oils, may last up to two […]