Nutrition & Health

Nutrition & Health

Palm Tocotrienol Potential for Diabetes Management Amongst Elderly

Vitamin E is known as a fat-soluble vitamin and is classified into two major forms; tocopherols and tocotrienols.

The Fascinating Red Palm Oil

The Fascinating Red Palm Oil Production of Red Palm Oil Red palm oil (RPO) is extracted from the mesocarp of the oil palm fruit. Unlike crude palm oil (CPO), RPO is obtained through a modified physical refining process. The process consists of pre-treatment of CPO by degumming and bleaching, followe...

MPOC – UKM Palm Educational Outreach Webinar

Palm oil is a major source of dietary fat for more than 3 billion people in 150 countries making it the most consumed edible oil in the world. It is also a major ingredient in the production of cosmetics, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. However, the Malaysian palm oil industry is challeng...

Palm Oil Educational Outreach Webinar: Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 25 May 2021

Palm oil is a major source of dietary fat for more than 3 billion people in 150 countries making it the most consumed edible oil in the world. It is also a major ingredient in the production of cosmetics, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. However, the Malaysian palm oil industry is challeng...

Palm Oil in Your Diet

Oils and fats are used in daily cooking preparation to provide energy and to enhance the flavour of the food. Different oilseeds and vegetable oils as well as animal fats have served as the source for these fats. Among these, palm oil has historically one of the most commonly used fats in the wor...

Palm Tocotrienols : Natural Skin Protecting Antioxidants

Our skin is the largest external organ which serves as a barrier to external pathogen and harmful radiations. Skin cell is vulnerable to free radicals. Free radical formations are caused by several factors.

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