Demonstrating her keen sense of humor, Malaysia’s Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok told a gathering of military police, “You should taste the deliciousness of red palm oil. All MPs will be given one bottle, so that you can stay young like the prime minister (Dr Mahathir Mohamad), the deputy speaker (Rashid Hasnon) and also me.” As reported by Free Malaysia Today, Kok told the audience that palm oil is rich in nutrients such as vitamin E as well as saturated fatty acids. Based on studies, she added, there are 20 types of carotenoids contained in red palm oil.
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