Tropical oils may also have some health benefits. Malaysian sustainable palm oil has a unique fatty acid profile, plus natural antioxidants such as vitamin E tocotrienols and carotenoids. Palm oil is also naturally trans-fat free.
Most American manufacturers prefer Malaysian palm oil because it is grown and produced responsibly. The country has strict standards in place which protect the environment as well as the palm oil industry workers.
This idea that saturated fat causes heart disease has finally been debunked. There was never any science behind it. Inflammation, not saturated fat, is what’s so dangerous.
“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’.
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.