Teach kids to look for palm oil on ingredient lists. Many food manufacturers have substituted natural Malaysian sustainable palm oil for partially hydrogenated oil.
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To replace trans fat, many food manufacturers have turned to the tropics. They’ve learned that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a natural, heart-healthy substitute for the once ubiquitous PHOs.
Certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is an ideal substitute because of its health, performance and sustainability qualities.
In 2006, when the FDA required food manufacturers to list the amount of trans fats on nutrition labels, they also allowed manufacturers to label a food as trans fat-free if an individual serving contained less than 0.5 grams of trans fats. That means you may be unknowingly consuming trans fats.
Cardiovascular disease strikes more than one in three American men, affecting an estimated 8.8 million men. In 2010, 73 percent of all heart transplant patients were male. The good news is that there are steps you can take to help avoid becoming part of these statistics. One of the easiest may be to replace your […]
on January 24, 2013 in Mixed Carotene, Nutrition, Palm Oil / Red Palm Oil, Tocotrienol 0
You’ve probably heard that trans fats are bad for your heart but can you remember why? Trans fats – which show up as partially hydrogenated vegetable oil on food labels – can lower your HDL (good) cholesterol while raising your LDL (bad) cholesterol. As food manufacturers, restaurants and others work to reduce the amount of […]