Contrary to popular opinion, fats are not to be vilified as they currently seem to be. Fats are very important for the smooth functioning of the system, they provide energy, insulation, protection and aid in the utilization of nutrients.
One wonder oil is the oil palm, produced from the pulp of palm fruit, mostly cultivated in West Africa, Indonesia and Malaysia.
This wonder oil has failed to garner the attention it truly deserves.
In comparison to other healthy oils, fish and coconut oils, for instance. It fairs well. Compared to fish oil it contains less cholesterol lowering “long-chain” omega-3 fatty acids. Continue reading