Fife explains that about 90 percent of our cooking oils are genetically engineered seed oils. He contrasts this with palm oil which he describes as, “Probably one of the most nutritious oils we have available to us.” About 80 percent of palm oil imported into the U.S. is from Malaysia, where it is certified sustainable.
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It’s time to end the confusion about cooking oils! Nutrition myth buster Dr. Jonny Bowden invited Chef Gerard Viverito to join him for an informative discussion about which cooking oils are best for cooking and nutrition. Viverito, founder of PassionFish.org, specializes in sourcing and preparing high-quality, sustainable and healthy foods. He frequently uses Malaysian sustainable […]
A little dark chocolate and red wine may be good for you, but an exclusive diet of either wouldn’t be healthy. The same with cooking oil. From exotic edible oils to the common varieties, it makes sense to have fun experimenting with different types. With the understanding, of course, that some may be healthier than […]
When consuming our regular diets, we would hardly eat 50 grams of fat in a single meal. If you had normal or mildly elevated cholesterol, this would the last thing you would voluntarily consume. However, a group of volunteers in Malaysia did just that to help researchers determine how various cooking oil blends affected their […]