Natural Benefits of Palm Oil
Consumed for more than 5,000 years, palm has been called nature’s gift to the world. The natural benefits of palm continue to be discovered.
Palm fruits contains oil in the flesh as well as kernel, yielding two distinctly different types of oil.
This amazing tree has the highest energy yield and best energy efficiency of any vegetable oil crop in the world, helping to meet dietary requirements of over 3 billion people.
Palm oil contains an equal proportion of unsaturated and saturated fatty acids, both of which are important to human health. This balanced composition allows for palm oil to be stable at high cooking temperatures without the need for trans-fat creating hydrogenation.
Like olive oil, palm oil is particularly high in cholesterol lowering monounsaturated fatty acids and coming from vegetable source the oil is naturally cholesterol free.