“Therefore, it is very important for everyone, especially elderly people to increase plasma alpha-carotene through dietary supplements or foods with high content of alpha carotene in the body for promoting night vision and cardiovascular health,” says CheeYen Lau, Nutritionist of ExcelVite.
Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree. Squeezing the fruit releases a pure, red oil. Its processing is similar to olive oil. But unlike many other edible oils, palm oil is brimming with nutrients.
There are many intrinsic difficulties that will come with trying to copy nature’s palm oil. Several were mentioned in an opinion article published by the Malay Mail.
Appearing on journalist Deirdre Fitzpatrick’s Dying to Ask Podcast, Nutrition Myth Buster Jonny Bowden, CNS, PhD, recalls having clients whose cardiovascular risk markers improved when they began eating more fat.
Malaysian red palm oil is a rich natural source of alpha- and beta-carotene.