Nutrition & Health

Nutrition & Health

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.

Cholesterol Awareness : Facts About Blood Cholesterol

It is a common misconception that saturated fats in our diet a detrimental to health. They have been suggested to elevate blood cholesterol and therefore increase the risk of heart disease.

Science and Sustainability Engagement Series 2: Palm Tocotrienols Webinar

MPOC’s Science and Sustainability Engagement Series is a science-based online platform recently launched to update palm oil industry stakeholders on the latest developments in the area of sustainability, environment, health and nutrition. Experts are invited to present on this online platform regula...

Nutritional Benefits of Dietrich in Vitamin E and Carotenoids

Current study found apotentially favourableeffect of total carotenoidsand vitamin E combinationin reducing the likelihoodof cognitive decrementsin a prospective cohortstudy of a large bi-racialpopulation of urbanmiddle aged adults.

Changes of Carotene Content in Red Palm Oil during Cooking

Carotenoid-rich red palm oil is rich in antioxidant, has high smoke point as well as high heat and oxidative stability which makes it suitable for sautéing and frying. However, carotenes are sensitive to heat especially when it is exposed to a prolonged heating cooking process. Excessive heating of ...

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