MEDIA BUZZ: The nationally distributed Natural Solutions recently touted palm oil as an ingredient that can help support a healthy pregnancy. The article further demonstrates how mainstream nutritional advice is evolving. Experts are now reaching out through the media to expectant mothers who are eager to learn how healthy fats, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, can support both their health and that of their babies.
Americans are still learning that not only is fat okay to eat, but that it’s actually needed in the diet. Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler, who wrote this Natural Solutions article, has traveled throughout the country helping media outlets teach their audiences how to introduce healthy fats into their daily meals. She frequently mentions Malaysian palm oil, which has a heart-healthy balanced ratio of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids.
In this article, she offered up-to-date nutritional advice to expectant moms. This included clearing up the confusion about fat’s role in their diets. “You’ve probably heard that eating fat will make you fat, but not all fats are alike,” she said. “We need fats to help carry fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K into our bodies.
“Using a variety of fats like olive oil, coconut oil, and certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is a great idea,” Stoler continued. “It’s naturally trans fat-free and is most likely in foods you already eat because it has replaced trans fats in many packaged foods.”
Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is also a healthy source of pro vitamin A, and is credited with reducing rates of childhood blindness in other countries. “People really have issues with blindness in other parts of the world,” Stoler has said in previous interviews. “We take so much for granted here in the U.S.”
Felicia Stoler is a member of Media Relations Inc.’s panel of highly respected third-party experts. She is compensated to express her own professional opinions, through the media, about certain products.