Your mom told you to limit your butter and egg consumption based on 1950s and 1960s research that is now considered outdated and flawed. Healthy saturated fats, such as those found in avocados, nuts and Malaysian sustainable palm oil can be enjoyed in moderation.
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on July 23, 2015 in Nutrition, Products, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Food technology expert Kurt Berger has more than 50 years of experience researching the quality, function and application of food ingredients. Over the years, he’s found people to be unduly suspicious of this unfamiliar ingredient. This, however, changed when they learned the advantages of this healthy, non-GMO fat.
The latest research on saturated fat surprised many people. “We were told to avoid saturated fats at all costs: ‘It is terrible for us. It causes heart disease’,” said Bowden. “And now we’ve been told that it is not true at all.” Two major studies have showed that there is no correlation between saturated fat […]
Researchers believe that tocotrienols help protect your skin from UV damage by slowing cellular aging. Research also indicates that certain tocotrienols may limit neurological damage from a stroke, and help maintain healthy arteries.
on June 23, 2015 in Culinary, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Paleo folks are focused on eating in ways that are both traditional and sustainable. Palm oil has fed the world for 5,000 years, and it is the oil of choice in many parts of the world. It’s also the world’s most land-efficient oil crop. In Malaysia, it is grown in harmony with their wildlife and […]
Many people love cheese, but few realize that two ounces of reduced fat cheese has 180 calories and 12 grams of fat. And even more if it isn’t a reduced fat variety.
Out for breakfast before coming to the set, I saw a family using buttery spread made with partially hydrogenated oils. This contains harmful trans fats. We need to get rid of this stuff! It’s killing our country. Swap it out with a healthier spread made with Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This is nature’s gift to […]
on May 15, 2015 in In The News, News, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
“There have been two major studies in the last four years that have shown that saturated fat has no relationship to heart disease. We have just been sold a crock of you know what,” said Bowden. “And what we’ve been doing is replacing these normal, healthy fats from real whole foods such as eggs, nuts, […]
The Malaysian palm oil industry cares about its environment. It invests in wildlife conservation and the country has pledged to set aside at least 50 percent of her total land to forest cover. This lush country is one of the largest carbon sinks in the world.
We are consuming 6-25 times more omega-6s than anti-inflammatory omega-3s. How did this happen? When we reduced our intake of saturated fat, we replaced it with vegetable oils (corn, soy, canola, etc.). These oils contain such high levels of omega 6s that it caused our omega 6/ omega 3 ratio to become wildly out of […]