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.
The trend toward buying products based at least in part on their sustainability and social responsibility appears to be holding firm.
In a CityLine TV interview about what you should be eating to help reduce the signs of aging, registered holistic nutritionist Andrea Donsky suggested to the more than 65 million viewers that low-glycemic foods and good fats are a healthy combination.
Viverito mentions that palm oil is nature’s best source of vitamin E tocotrienols, which may protect the brain in case of stroke and help it recover faster.
Based on this study, Viverito advised his readers to pay closer attention to the types of carbs they consume. “Start buying more raw ingredients and slowly build your culinary repertoire and produce great tasting meals that are healthier for you and your family while benefiting the planet as well.”