Palm oil comes from the fruit of the GMO-free oil palm tree, Elaeis guineensis. Squeezing this fruit releases a pure, red oil brimming with vitamin E tocotrienols and antioxidant-rich carotenoids.
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Perennial crops also provide an environment where native animals can thrive, without fear of their habitat being destroyed for annual replanting. They are generally a lot more productive, too. That’s why perennial foods hold such promise for our world’s food supply.
Some oils, such as olive oil, break down at high temperatures. Malaysian palm oil, however, has a high smoke point. This makes it suitable for frying, grilling and other high-heat applications.
The Eating Wild hosts visited the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Sabah, Malaysia, the site of the world’s first project to return orangutans to the wild. The two interacted with baby orangutans while learning more about Malaysia’s concerted conservation efforts.
“What I had learned before was wrong, and I was so surprised about the information I was finding that it led me to write my first book regarding tropical oils. ‘That led on to ‘The Palm Oil Miracle’.
As you’ll see in this 3 minute, 33 second video, you can feel great about Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil being in your pantry and on your plate.
Since the majority of the United States’ palm oil comes from Malaysia, articles referencing American use of palm should state the relevant facts instead of propaganda farmed from international NGOs.
Not only is the media helping to end the low-fat/non-fat fad, but they are actively asking questions on how to incorporate healthier and smarter fats into their diets.
We applaud the writers and editors who explain to their readers that companies such as Kellogg’s, Hershey, Mars, Nestle, Kraft, Pepsico, Ghiradelli and Lindt are committed to using Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO). We encourage readers to do business with the companies on these lists.
Stoler and the show’s host agreed that fats are an important part of a healthy diet. “I think it’s really important to embrace fats,” said Stoler who encouraged people to choose wholesome fat-containing foods such as avocados, nuts and fish.