Better Nutrition writer Vera Tweed included red palm oil in her excellent article, The Secrets of Healthy Fats, which appeared in the publication’s July 2013 issue. She explained to readers that palm fruit oil is an excellent cooking oil because it can withstand high heat without breaking down, plus it is rich in vitamin E and carotenoids. Malaysian palm fruit oil is also associated with other health benefits not mentioned in her article, including support for neurological and liver health, and anti-cancer properties. In addition to the Smart Balance Peanut Butter mentioned in the article, Malaysian palm fruit oil is also found in a number of other well-known products including milk, bars and Nutella.
Robin Miller is a health and nutrition editor with more than 30 years of industry experience. She researches and writes about the nutritional benefits of palm fruit oil, with the goal of giving readers factual, science-based information that will be useful in their daily lives.