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A better diet helps kick SAD to the curb

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The acronym SAD stands for more than just Seasonal Affective Disorder (that funk you may feel when dark, gloomy days outnumber sunnier ones).

What is palm oil?

Why do calls for palm boycotts persist?

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Palm oil has been consumed for 5,000 years. It is currently consumed by three billion people in more than 150 countries, making it the most consumed oil in the world. It’ …

Experts say fake news hinders acceptance of sustainable palm oil

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Negative opinions about sustainable palm oil are largely based on inaccurate information rather than any real scientific evidence.

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Which fats should you eat more of in 2021?

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Researchers are uncovering more evidence that diet and moods go hand-in-hand.

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Good fats are crucial for brain health

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We can’t let our guard down when it comes to our health. Good fats are crucial for heart health, brain health and energy.

Chef educates bloggers about sustainable ingredients such as palm oil

How to make comfort foods healthier

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Chef Gerard Viverito says cooking with white (yellow) or red Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a way to add nutrition to comfort foods.

Most-read stories of 2020 included a revealing MPOC interview

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Among FoodNavigator-Asia’s top 10 most-read stories for the year was this interview with Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) CEO Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram.

How to manage brain fog

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Good fats vs. bad fats. You’re going to be shocked to learn which ones fall into which category, and why!

Bowden advised audiences to replace the inflammatory vegetable oils in their diets with certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil. “It contains good saturated fat and is not inflammatory.”

Nutritionist helps San Antonio TV viewers kick the pandemic diet

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Instead of eating high-sugar foods that can make us fat, sick, tired and depressed, Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS, told viewers to get back to real food.

Expert tells Fox news viewers how to prepare healthier holiday meals

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Yes, it is possible to celebrate the season without ruining your diet. Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS told Baltimore’s Morning News viewers that the secret is making a few simp …

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How to read a candy label: Palm oil, beet dye among healthier choices

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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 insisti …

The role of certified sustainable palm oil in a clean keto diet

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Those following a low-carb, keto diet are trying to make smart nutritional choices for their health. Now there’s evidence that some of these same food choices also benefi …