Malaysian palm oil’s balanced fatty acid composition – 50 percent unsaturated fats and 50 percent saturated fats – makes it an ideal alternative to partially hydrogenated oils.
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.
A newly published diet and population study puts yet another nail in the coffin of the idea that saturated fats contribute to heart disease. Researchers looked at how specific dietary combinations of proteins, fats and carbs impact cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk biomarkers.
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.