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Healthy palm fruit oil’s role in Heart Health Month

Someone in the U.S. has a heart attack about every 34 seconds. A heart attack happens when arteries narrowed by fat, cholesterol or other substances are unable to supply the heart muscle with enough oxygen-rich blood. The American Heart Association (AHA) designates every February as Heart Health Month to call attention to the importance of […]

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Malaysian palm fruit oil is helping Americans rid their diets of trans fats

You’ve probably heard that trans fats are bad for your heart but can you remember why? Trans fats – which show up as partially hydrogenated vegetable oil on food labels – can lower your HDL (good) cholesterol while raising your LDL (bad) cholesterol. As food manufacturers, restaurants and others work to reduce the amount of […]

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stroke risks

Women’s unique stroke risks and symptoms, and a brain-protection strategy

Most women aren’t worried about stroke, but they should be. Stroke strikes more women than men each year, and kills twice as many women as breast cancer. Surprisingly, an increasing number of young adults are suffering stroke: this isn’t an old person’s disease. But the less common form of vitamin E found abundantly in Malaysian […]

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healthier oils

Know your holiday fats! Using healthier oils may make a difference.

The holidays typically mean everyone’s kitchens get an extra workout as we prepare our favorite dishes for loved ones. We know that some of these foods aren’t exactly heart-healthy, but you may be shocked to know how much cholesterol-raising saturated fat they contain! This year, challenge yourself to substitute Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil in as […]

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Power shopping? Expert advises fueling your body with Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil

The last thing you need while holiday shopping is to run out of steam. Indy Style TV, a show that appears on WISH-TV in Indianapolis, welcomed healthy living expert Felicia Stoler to the show to reveal the best foods to energize your body as you navigate mall crowds. She suggests Smart Balance Peanut Butter and […]

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hearts

AM Northwest guest reveals surprising ways to save women’s hearts

New research says women under 50 are twice as likely to die from heart disease as breast cancer. AM Northwest (KATU-TV in Portland, OR) hosts recently welcomed guest Sherry Torkos, holistic pharmacist and co-author of Saving Women’s Hearts, who explained that women are better off cooking with Malaysian palm fruit oil instead of olive oil, […]

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