Yet another media outlet is publishing information about healthy fats such as Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil. When Examiner.com contributor Samantha Chang interviewed nutrition expert Dr. Jonny Bowden, he stated, “There’s no scientific evidence supporting the widespread belief that eating fat makes you fat or fuels degenerative diseases.” Bowden explained that inflammation, often caused by a high-carb diet, is the true problem. A diet high in healthy fats (e.g. whole eggs, Malaysian palm fruit oil and grass-fed beef) both reduces inflammation and accelerates weight loss.
A long-time proponent of low-carb, high-fat diets and Malaysian palm fruit oil, Bowden’s beliefs are reportedly shared by many prominent health experts. In the article, Chang referenced other news reports that even Dr. Mehmet Oz may begin advocating for this diet, despite his history as a high-carb diet supporter.
Bowden has said that high-carb diets are concerning because the body quickly converts carbohydrates into sugars. This raises insulin and causes inflammation, which may increase the risk of heart disease. Diets rich in Malaysian palm fruit oil also provide the body with potent antioxidants, including tocotrienols that may minimize stroke damage.
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.