Health Benefits

Is Palm Oil as Good as Coconut Oil? draxe.com
“…Where coconut oil has around 90% MCFA’s (fat your body can easily burn for energy) palm oil only contains around 50% MCFA’s.

But in addition to MCFA’s, palm oil is also loaded with the following phytonutrients:

Carotenoids (alpha-,beta-,and gamma-carotenes)
Sterols (sitosterol, stigmasterol and campesterol)
Vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols)
Water-soluble powerful antioxidants, phenolic acids and flavonoids

Subsequently, the health benefits of palm oil include reduced risk of a variety of disease processes including:..”
Palm Oil: A Fat-tastic Tropical Superfood articles.mercola.com
“…Palm oil is not to be confused with palm kernel oil. Both are obtained from the fruit, but the latter is derived from the seeds of the oil palm. Palm kernel oil has a higher amount of saturated fat, which makes it ideal for cooking as well.3

Palm oil — also known as red palm oil — contains high amounts of saturated fat, vitamins, and antioxidants. If you see palm oil that’s colorless (also known as white palm oil), it means that it has been processed. The lack of color means it has been stripped off most of its nutritional properties…

Palm oil gets its reddish color from the carotenes beta-carotene and lycopene, the same nutrients that give color to carrots and tomatoes. Its carotene levels are 15 times higher than carrots and 300 times higher than tomatoes. This is why palm oil is hailed as the best source of beta-carotene and alpha-carotene, both of which are precursors to vitamin A.

Palm oil also contains 20 other carotenes, as well as the following nutrients:..

Health Benfits Of Red Organic Palm Oil For the body


“Published on Mar 7, 2014

Health Benfits Of Red Organic Palm Oil For the body”

5 Amazing Benefits of Palm Oil organicfacts.net
“…Palm oil is commonly used as a cooking oil in Africa, Southeast Asia, and certain countries in South America. It has become more popular in other parts of the world in recent years because of the health concerns of having too many trans fats in the diet. For people who have too much bad cholesterol in their body (LDL cholesterol), switching to using palm oil is a very good health choice. There are a number of other health benefits associated with palm oil, which are explained below…”

Negative Effects

What Are the Dangers of Palm Oil? by DON AMERMAN Last Updated: May 21, 2015 livestrong.com
“..Palm oil has been used for centuries in food preparation, particularly in the tropics where palms grow naturally. The oil, extracted from the fruit of the oil palm tree, enjoys widespread popularity in processed foods because it is free of artery-clogging trans fats and rich in natural antioxidants, including vitamins A and E. However, like many natural substances, palm oil does have its drawbacks, some of which might pose serious health risks…”

-Deforestation due to “mass” production
*see Neutral Perspective: Climate Change is “real” and “not real? goodnewseverybodycom.wordpress.com

Why palm oil is bad


“Published on Jul 24, 2015

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MISC

Is Palm Oil Vegan?


“Published on Sep 23, 2015

Palm oil is one of the world’s most hotly debated crops, with concerns over deforestation, habitat destruction, loss of biodiversity, species extinction, and a slew of human rights violations in its wake, thus begging the question: IS palm oil vegan? For more information, resources & citations see: http://www.BiteSizeVegan.com/PalmOil

The time it took to produce this video was around 62 hours. If you’d like to help support Bite Size Vegan so I can continue to burn the midnight (animal-free) oil, check out the support links down below!

Still re”searching” on this recent growing food product due to deforestation in Indonesia affecting “climate change”. Any other recommended sites, suggestions, feedback, sources, etc..?

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