This new Forest Bill further empowers forestry officials to deal with any illegal deforestation in Malaysia. It includes stiffer penalties, as much as one million Ringitts, equivalent to $271,000 U.S. dollars.
on June 4, 2015 in Culinary, In The News, News, Nutrition, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
This little metabolic bomb fills you up, cranks up your metabolism and satisfies your cravings. Otherwise, you may eat other not-so-healthy things. Second, it’s good for the environment.
on May 22, 2015 in General, News, Palm Oil / Red Palm Oil, Products, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
If consumer demand for these other oils increases, could deforestation to make room for more agricultural land be far behind?
on May 19, 2015 in Forest Conservation, General, Sustainable Agriculture, Tocotrienol, Wildlife Preservation 0
“Every country is different. Malaysia, for example, is one of the good guys. It produces sustainable palm oil. More than 50 percent of Malaysia’s forests are protected forever. Most of the oil palms are grown on old rubber plantations. It’s not newly cleared land. A lot of people get their geography mixed up. They think […]
on May 14, 2015 in Forest Conservation, In The News, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
Nutritionists, dietitians and physicians around the world are trying to spread the word: What you’ve been taught about saturated fat and cholesterol is wrong. You do not need to avoid these foods. When I was a guest on Good Day Sacramento, I told the CBS viewers that saturated fats are fine to eat. I also […]
on May 8, 2015 in Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Now we’ve learned that there’s a huge difference between palm kernel oil and palm fruit oil. Leave the palm kernel oil behind. Palm fruit oil isn’t just a fat. It’s one of nature’s best sources of vitamin E tocotrienols, which are being studied for everything from their cardiovascular and brain benefits to their ability to […]