Nutrition & Health
Red palm oil (RPO) is an oil derived from the mesocarp of the oil palm fruit and is referred to as red palm oil because of its rich dark red colour. It is one of the most nutritious edible oils as it contains potent antioxidants such as provitamin A carotenoids and vitamin E.
Oils and fats, including Malaysian palm oil, are an important part of a balanced and healthy diet for many reasons.
Healthy Oil for a Healthy Heart Palm oil is one of the 17 edible oils cited by Codex Alimentarius, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAQ) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as an edible oil suitable for human consumption. As an oil of plant origin, palm oil is cholesterol free. It has a balanc...
Palm oil is one of the 17 edible oils cited by Codex Alimentarius, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAQ) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as an edible oil suitable for human consumption.
Palm oil is grouped under edible oils and fats cited by CODEX Alimentarius. Fats including palm oil help to improve flavours and aroma of meals and most importantly contribute to the feeling of satiety. With a caloric contribution of 9 kcal/g, fat is an important macronutrient that fulfills importan...
Red palm oil is a natural minimally processed vegetable oil. It is rich in carotene and tocotrienols. Palm oil is the most widely used commercially available cooking oil with high amount of provitamin A carotenoids and vitamin E tocotrienols.