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.
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.
Appearing on Fox TV affiliate KDVR in Denver, Registered Holistic Nutritionist Andrea Donsky told audiences that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, which is rich in vitamin E tocotrienols, is a great way to support the immune system.
Viewers learned that oxidative damage and inflammation damage cholesterol. An anti-inflammatory diet focuses on single-ingredient foods and anti-inflammatory oils such as environmentally friendly Malaysian palm oil.
This food industry publication names red palm oil as one of the best tocotrienol sources, and credits Hon. Minister Teresa Kok for intensifying Malaysia’s environmental responsibility efforts.