Health & Nutrition

feel like a stuffed bird

Readers discover how not to feel like a stuffed bird this holiday

Health & Nutrition, In The News

How do you spend the evening after a big holiday meal? All-day candy munching along with extra gravy on your mashed potatoes may force you to end the day on the couch, st …

holiday meal without trans fats

How to make a holiday meal without trans fats

Culinary, Health & Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

Include heart-healthy Smart Balance spread for a buttery taste your family will love. As an added bonus, this spread is made with Malaysian sustainable palm oil. The Mala …

palm oil industry

Elephant care is a goal shared by Malaysia and its palm oil industry

Culinary, Sustainability, What's New

At a sustainable palm oil plantation in Sabah, Nabilah and Marven learned that the Malaysian palm industry provides thousands of needed jobs. The stronger the country’s e …

palm oil for baking healthier bread

Try using nutrient-dense palm oil for baking healthier bread

Culinary, Research News

Milled whole grains lose their vitamin E when exposed to air. So unless you’re baking with, and consuming, those grains within two days of their grinding, you’re missing …

Smoky Almond Keto Crackers

Sustainable Cooking with Functional Benefits

This post was originally published on March 3, 2018 and updated on November 10, 2020. Ingredients 1 cup almond flour 1 tablespoon psyllium husks 3/4 teaspoon smoked Maldo …

misinformation about palm oil

Have you gained a few COVID curves? Don’t blame any single food.

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

Nutrition Myth Buster Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS told Houstonians in this FOX 26 interview that all the dietary advice since the 1980s was wrong.

palm oil is good for the keto diet

Is palm oil good for the Keto diet?

Health & Nutrition, What's New

Palm oil is non-GMO, balanced and ultra-nutritious. This naturally trans fat-free oil contains almost equal amounts of unsaturated fats and saturated fats. In the body, p …

palm oil

How to keep kids, pets and orangutans safe this Halloween

Health & Nutrition

In this highly unusual year, why should Halloween be any different? This year, a rare blue moon will be visible throughout the world on Halloween night!

vitamin E

Here’s why the “other” vitamin E deserves a place in your medicine cabinet

Health & Nutrition, Tocotrienol

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 …

kids need heatlhy fats

Health expert says woman and kids need healthy fats in their diet

Health & Nutrition

The American Academy of Pediatrics says fat is an essential nutrient for children. It provides energy for growth and play and should not be severely restricted.

eco-friendly shopping tips

Five eco-friendly shopping tips to liven up family meals

Culinary, Sustainability

Ingredients such as organic spices, Malaysian sustainable palm oil and grass-fed beef can liven up family meals while also caring for our planet.

clean label trend

Why is palm oil included in cooking oil blends?

Health & Nutrition

If it seems like your supermarket’s cooking oil aisle has more choices than ever before, you’re probably right. In addition to multiple varieties of corn, canola, olive a …