Palm oil is a common ingredient in many food products, ranging from better-for-you nutrition and sport bars to crackers and healthy spreads. Palm oil is also used in soaps, lotions and other skincare products.
The qualities of Malaysian sustainable palm oil make it a newsworthy topic for television, radio, newspapers and magazines. Chefs and nutritionists have explained how to best use this sustainably produced oil in the kitchen. Dietitians and pharmacists have described how its rich nutrients may support health. Beauty experts have described its skin protecting and enriching benefits.
Also in the news are Malaysia’s forward-thinking sustainability policies. The Malaysian palm oil industry is one of the world’s most highly regulated agricultural sectors. The country is a leading producer of sustainable palm oil.
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Nutrition expert Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS told FOX News viewers in Cleveland why the high-fat keto diet works, and why better-for-you fats such as Malaysian palm oil are good choices for keto diet followers.
Malaysian Palm Oil is favored by food industry professionals who are looking for a clean label oil because its non-GMO, nutritious and doesn’t require hydrogenation. Those in the know also appreciate Malaysian palm oil’s certified sustainability.
Blum highlights Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil because it adds a creamy texture to food and is free of trans fats. “While using this sustainable oil for home cooking is a relatively new thing, it is catching on. Palm oil is heart-healthy and good brain food, and has a neutral flavor.”
Tocotrienols often aren’t found in vitamin E supplements and can be hard to get from food. The richest source is red palm oil.
Good fats may help you fight junk food cravings because fats help you feel full. Non-GMO Malaysian palm oil has been used as a replacement for partially hydrogenated oils, the source of trans fats. Trans fats have been associated with increased heart disease, stroke and diabetes risk.
Palm oil is extremely important to Malaysia’s economy. Each year, Malaysia produces almost 20 million tons of palm oil, valued at approximately 72 billion Malaysian ringgit (HK$133 billion). Traded in 160 different countries, palm oil growth and production provide jobs to more than half a million people in Malaysia. Forty percent of oil palm cultivation […]
“We want to reach out to every entity in the supply chain and of course, the end consumer, to convince them that this is sustainably produced, wholesome and nutritious edible oil.”
Chef G told a national audience that a good place to start is by adding foods made with certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil to their diets.
Malaysia is the first country to certify the sustainability of its palm oil. Under this mandatory program, all Malaysian palm oil producers must be certified sustainable by January 1, 2020.