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Smoke points: When even good oils go bad

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

If you’ve ever heated oil to the point where it starts to smoke, then you have exceeded its smoke point.

Olive oil vs. Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil: A side-by-side comparison

Culinary, Health & Nutrition, What's New

There is still some confusion about where and when to use this Malaysian Palm Fruit OIl versus olive oil, and factors for consideration.

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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.

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Surprising ways dads can stay sustainable in the kitchen

Culinary, Sustainability

Today’s men can stay sustainable in the kitchen in surprisingly macho ways, such as brewing your own beer and grilling with non-GMO Malaysian certified sustainable palm o …

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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 …

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Stress eating doesn’t have to be unhealthy

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

Stress eating may be associated with unhealthy eating, which may make you feel worse so you continue the cycle. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Why is palm oil used in chocolate?

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

Global demand for this sweet treat is expected to grow and with it the need for palm-based alternatives to cocoa butter, which sometimes is in short supply.      

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Happy Valentine’s Day to our keto friends

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

Ingredients from the tropical oil palm tree give rich, keto-friendly dark chocolate a definite edge over other sweet treats. 

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Palm oil makes Valentine’s Day chocolate even more indulgent

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

Chocolate lovers rejoice! Valentine’s Day is an excuse — is one really needed? — to savor your favorite candy.

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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.

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Planet-friendly Malaysian ingredients may be coming to a table near you

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

It can be challenge to deliver exotic-tasting cuisine using only local ingredients, but Chef Gerard Viverito has embraced ingredients from one of the world’s most eco-fri …

New year/new you: Some saturated fats may do a body good

Culinary, Health & Nutrition

Keep in mind that judging a food as harmful because it contains more saturated fat, or beneficial because it contains less, is outdated.