Malaysian sustainable palm oil is non-GMO. Oil palm plantations also require fewer fertilizers, pesticides and energy than other edible oil crops.
Some food manufacturers and suppliers are using highly-processed, genetically-modified oils to replace trans fat in their products. For those of us who prefer natural foods, Malaysian sustainable palm oil is the obvious and smartest choice. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a rich source of vitamin E, including a form of vitamin E called alpha tocotrienol that has been shown to help protect the brain in the case of stroke, cardiovascular disease or trauma.
Palm oil has a naturally healthy composition. The American Heart Association’s optimum fat blend ratio is 1:1:1. This is readily achieved by using palm oil as a major product component. Products such as Smart Balance leverage this magic. Overall nutrition is enhanced through palm oil’s ability to beneficially modulate LDL/HDL cholesterol ratios. That means it has virtually no adverse impact on your cholesterol levels.
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on September 9, 2015 in Culinary, News, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Health-conscious shoppers need to read labels carefully to avoid hydrogenated oils. A healthier option is Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This naturally trans fat-free oil can be found in products such as Smart Balance spreads and peanut butters. Palm oil was recently profiled in the Wall Street Journal for its health benefits.
While I can’t speak to other countries, palm oil is sustainably grown and produced in Malaysia. The Malaysian palm oil industry is a worldwide model for sustainable agriculture. Per acre of land, its oil palm plantations produce ten times more oil than other oil crops such as canola or soybean.
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is nature’s richest source of vitamin E tocotrienols. This nutrient supports our brain health. Red palm oil is also rich in beta carotene. This powerful antioxidant is converted to vitamin A, another essential nutrient. Most of the United States’ palm oil supply comes from Malaysia. Its palm oil industry is a […]
Olive oil, a healthy fat, should only be used in salad dressings or other low-temperature applications. Malaysian sustainable palm oil has a higher smoke point and can be used for grilling, sautéing, frying and baking. It’s also naturally trans fat free.
on September 2, 2015 in In The News, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
I gave the example of when my fellow chefs and I noticed a change in the fish being delivered to our restaurants. The fish were smaller, more expensive and harder to come by, so we did some research. We learned about different fishing methods, as well different countries’ rules and regulations. Now I support eating […]
We should substitute Malaysian palm oil for some of that inflammatory omega-6, which will help right the balance.” Malaysian sustainable palm oil is an ideal oil for cooking because it doesn’t break down at high temperatures. It’s also rich in vitamin E tocotrienols.
Palm oil is a great source of vitamin E tocotrienols. This powerful antioxidant helps protect you from chronic diseases, and helps delay the aging process.
on August 21, 2015 in In The News, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
When I appeared on Fresno’s CBS News, I explained that trans fats are man-made. Your body just can’t break them down. Consuming them increases your risk of developing heart disease. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a more natural choice. Not only is it good for your body, it’s good for the planet.
I often see people choose foods which they think are healthy for themselves and their children, but really contain unhealthy trans fats. I told Upstate New York’s New10 This Morning viewers how to find and avoid sneaky sources of trans fats.