Nutrition & Health

Nutrition & Health

Palm Nutrition Awareness Seminar @ Malaysian Dietitians’ Association Pre-Conference 2022

In conjunction with Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA) National Conference 2022, MPOC collaborated with MDA to hold a pre-conference palm nutrition awareness seminar programme. The main objective was to keep Malaysian dietitians up-to-date on the latest evidence and scientific findings of Malay...

Palm Oil Health Awareness Evening Forum 11 June 2022, George Town, Penang

Palm Oil Health Awareness Evening Forum is one of SESD program under the Education Programs for Health and Nutrition-Related Professionals. This programme is comprised of a series of half day seminars, aimed to generate interest and update knowledge on palm oil and palm tocotrienols among local medi...

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 ...

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