Nutrition & Health

Nutrition & Health

Palm Oil Health Awareness Evening Forum for Health and Nutrition Related Professionals 2019

Palm Oil Health Awareness Evening Forum is one of MPOC’s signature events in collaboration with the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA Wilayah Persekutuan, Penang and Pahang Branch), Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) and Penang Medical Practitioners’ Society (PMPS). The main objective was to ge...

CEO DAY@UPM and Launch of UPM TENERA Association In conjunction with “Love My Palm Oil” Campaign, 18 April 2019, Universiti Putra Malaysia

The CEO Day@UPM 2019 was jointly organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) with Faculty of Food Science & Technology (FSTM) as the main secretariat and Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC). The program was organized in conjunction with ‘Love MY Palm Oil’ campaign (LMPO), launched by our Pr...

The Malaysian Palm Oil Industry’s Centennial Run, Kuching Sarawak

Kuching, 28 January 2018 - In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of Malaysian palm oil industry, Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC), Malaysia and Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) organised The Centennial Run with participation of the general public from Kuching city, Saraw...

Benefits of Palm Tocotrienols in Health and Disease Management

Vitamin E comprised of 2 subgroups namely the Tocotrienols and Tocopherols. Tocopherols are present in common vegetable oils such as soya and corn while tocotrienols are common in cereal grains such as rye (92mg/kg), oat (210mg/kg), rice bran (465mg/kg) and barley (910mg/kg). Tocotrienols are also i...

5th Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference (PINC 2017), Le Méridien Hotel, Putrajaya

The 5th Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference (PINC 2017) was recently organized by MPOC on 31st July - 1st August 2017 at Le Méridien Hotel, Putrajaya to highlight the positive roles of palm bioactives. Today there is a growing body of evidence showing the important role of nutraceutica...

Is Palm Oil A Cancer Risk? Let Truthful Science Prevail!

In addition to the Nutella / Palm oil cancer link streamed extensively in the media, there have been accompanying reference associated to a study in Nature (doi:10.1038/nature20791; G. Pascual et al. 2016) that is also cross-quoted by some sources but not all, to support their claims against palm oi...