Nutrition & Health

Nutrition & Health

Do olive and canola oils perform better than palm oil in terms of health and nutrition?

Do Olive and Canola Oils Perform Better Than Palm Oil in Terms of Health and Nutrition? The attributes of palm oil in cooking have long been recognised, especially in the preparation of high-heat Malaysian cuisines. As compared to other vegetable oils that are rich in unsaturated fats, palm oil is m...

Palm Oil Does Not Cause Cancer

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Malaysia recorded 48,639 new cancer cases in 2020 and the cancer incidence in Malaysia is expected to double by 2040. There was an 11 % increase in new cancer cases and nearly 30% more deaths from cancer reported in the 2012 - 2016 Malaysia National ...

How much vitamin A do we need?

Red palm oil (RPO) is rich in many phytonutrients, such as carotenoids and vitamin E tocotrienols.

Palm oil: Nutritional attributes, health and well-being promoting potentials

World Health Day is a global health awareness day founded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948, and it falls on 7 April annually. This is an important day to create awareness to people all over the world to emphasise the importance of focusing on well-being and good health for both humans ...

How Much Saturated Fats Can I Consume?

According to World Health Organisation (WHO), it is recommended to consume around 10% or less of total energy intake every day for saturated fat.

Obesity: Getting the Right Facts about Fats

Obesity: Getting The Right Facts About Fats March 4, 2022, marks the celebration of ’World Obesity Day‘. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in the body that may impair health. It is an epidemic that is worsening in most parts of the...

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