After reading a Hindu BusinessLine article blasting palm oil and riddled with myths, Peter Pressman, MD, MS, FACN authored an in-depth rebuttal to set the record straight. The editors of Free Malaysia Today immediately saw the educational value of printing Pressman’s article, which is based in part on his own scientific research and his first-hand experience on Malaysia’s oil palm plantations.
When Lake Oconoee Health editors read about the Malaysian diet and population study, they made the easy decision to print details about it for their readers. The digital publication’s mission is to inform and educate the general public on health and wellness issues. Telling readers about the significance of the study, using the relatable holiday angle, was a smart way to grab attention.
Palm oil offers a unique, heart-healthy 50-50 blend of saturated and unsaturated fat. Plus, it’s loaded with nutrients, such as vitamin E tocotrienols. These antioxidants are up to 60 times more potent than tocopherols, the more common vitamin E form.
Holiday weight gain is no myth and it can take up to five months to lose, according to Real Simple. Researchers at Cornell University found that folks start piling on the pounds in October, peaking just after Christmas.