KSAT, the popular ABC affiliate in San Antonio, Texas included Malaysian palm oil in a story about how to look and feel your best in 2019. Nutrition expert Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS encouraged viewers to switch to less-inflammatory Malaysian red palm oil.
More and more Americans are starting to discover the healthful benefits of Malaysian sustainable palm oil. Comparable nutritionally to olive oil, it can be used for cooking at higher temperatures than olive oil and is ideal for those cooking applications when you don’t want the flavor of olive oil.
Unlike other oils, Malaysian palm fruit oil doesn’t lose its nutritional value when it’s cooked in high heat. It is an all-natural non-hydrogenated product that won’t raise your cholesterol. It can be cooked at a higher temperature than butter, corn oil and virgin olive oil.
Most oils will only keep for four to six months after they are opened. Olive oil can last for a year, but that’s only if it is refrigerated. Malaysian palm fruit oil can be stored at room temperature for 12 months without going rancid.
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“Palm oil is in fact a good fat, but ONLY if the palm oil is responsibly sourced from Malaysia,” King wrote in her blog, “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Palm Oil.”
on November 9, 2017 in In The News, Mixed Carotene, Sustainability, Tocotrienol 0
Stoler explained that having adequate dietary fat may help alleviate seasonal dry skin, while also giving you more energy.
In addition to being certified sustainable, Malaysian palm oil has nutritional advantages over other edible oils. It is naturally free of trans fats and non-GMO. It is also rich in tocotrienols, powerful forms of vitamin E known for their heart, brain and liver health benefits.
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.
Chef G: “I’m always looking for sustainable products, whether it is seafood, vegetables or cooking oil. Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is the world’s most efficient vegetable oil crop.”
We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in our diet for brain, skin, heart and joint health. Usually we think of fish or olive oil as way to get these essential nutrients. But other sources include nuts, seeds, avocados and Malaysian palm fruit oil.
If you haven’t yet replaced your vegetable oil with healthier and more sustainable alternatives, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, it’s time to do so.
Today’s cooks have many more options, and thankfully, most of them are healthier. This guide describes eight cooking oils which deserve a spot in your kitchen. It also lists four which you may want to avoid.
“It occurs in olive, soya, rapeseed, corn, sunflower and in palm oils as well,” said Sundram. “This knowledge triggered a lengthy period of evaluation not only in Europe but also at our own Malaysian Palm Oil Board laboratories.”