A new 12-month human clinical study involving 577 participants conducted in Malaysia reveals we aren’t doing our hearts any favors by eating a high-carb diet. And while that high-carb diet was associated with increased heart disease risk factors, fat intake didn’t move the needle one way or the other.
The advantages of formulating foods with palm oil were discussed in the Prepared Foods’ May 2019 issue. Contributing Editor Stuart Cantor, Ph.D. also mentions Malaysia’s efforts to ensure sustainability and protection for the wildlife and environment within the palm oil industry.
Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS told viewers of ABC’s Afternoon Live in Portland, Oregon that you get more benefits from the keto diet by eating the right fats. He said Malaysian palm oil is his “big favorite”. He added that Malaysian palm oil is sustainable, and doesn’t hurt animals or the environment.
A nutrition expert explains to ABC viewers why adding more healthy fat to your diet will help burn off your fat reserves. And one easy way to get more healthy fats in, and trans fats out, is by cooking with Malaysian palm oil.
“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.”