Beta carotene is a fat-soluble compound that provides approximately 50 percent of the vitamin A needed in the typical American diet. This powerful antioxidant has numerous health benefits and may slow the progression of cataracts, protect the skin against sunburn and help prevent macular degeneration. The USDA recommends that adults should get between 700 and 900 mcg of vitamin A in their diet per day. It’s easy to determine which foods will help get this amount from their distinct orange or red hue. Malaysian red palm oil’s red color is a sure sign that it has a high concentration of beta carotene. It contains 15 times more beta carotene than carrots and 30 times more than tomatoes. Studies on beta carotene over the past decades have shown promising health benefits. Red palm oil consumption helps prevent vitamin A deficiencies in children and expectant mothers.

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Palm oil included in talk radio’s discussion of hidden health boosters

Some activities and foods may benefit your health much more than you realize. Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler discussed this concept when she was a guest on the Marybeth Conley Show. We were elated that she included Malaysian sustainable palm oil in the discussion. Stoler is a fan of palm oil’s vitamins and balanced fatty […]

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Cooking with red palm fruit oil during pregnancy may improve vitamin A levels

The World Health Organization says adequate amounts of vitamin A are crucial for the survival of pregnant women and their unborn children. With vitamin A deficiencies a serious global issue, particularly in developing nations, attendees of the European Palm Oil Conference (EPOC) were eager to learn if carotene-rich Malaysian palm fruit oil could be an […]

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Cooking trend takes healthful eating to the next level

Anchors of WLS News in Chicago, an ABC-TV affiliate, invited well-known Chef Gerard Viverito to explain the latest cooking trend called Functional Cooking. Using Malaysian Red Palm Fruit Oil as an example, Chef Gerard told the TV audience that Functional Cooking is about substituting ingredients with healthier all-natural, beneficial versions. As he prepared an Alaskan […]

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Beta Carotene found in Palm Oil has many health benefits

Beta carotene is a fat-soluble compound that provides approximately 50 percent of the vitamin A needed in the typical American diet. This powerful antioxidant has numerous health benefits and may slow the progression of cataracts, protect the skin against sunburn and help prevent macular degeneration. The USDA recommends that adults should get between 700 and […]

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