Americans aren’t used to bright red/orange cooking oils that have a creamy, buttery texture suitable for sweet or savory. But in Malaysia, cold-pressed red palm oil is embedded in their culture. Malaysian families have enjoyed this wholesome oil for generations.
Families trying to eat cleaner, more natural meals are happy to learn that non-GMO palm oil is an increasingly popular ingredient in prepared foods. Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree which grows in lush plantations near the equator. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is preferred by many American companies because the Malaysian palm oil industry follows environmentally friendly agricultural policies.
If it seems like your supermarket’s cooking oil aisle has more choices than ever before, you’re probably right. In addition to multiple varieties of corn, canola, olive and soybean oil, you’ll likely find cooking oil blends some of which may include palm oil.
Instead of eating high-sugar foods that can make us fat, sick, tired and depressed, Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS, told viewers to get back to real food.
Today’s men can stay sustainable in the kitchen in surprisingly macho ways, such as brewing your own beer and grilling with non-GMO Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.