palm oil

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By the way, doctor: Is palm oil good for you? - Harvard Health from Harvard Health

I was surprised to see an ad in one of my cooking magazines promoting palm oil as a healthy fat. I thought it was supposed to be really bad for you. What's the story?

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Why palm oil is so controversial from The Independent

The increasing demand for palm oil is leading animals to extinction

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Palm Oil: Good or Bad? from Healthline

Palm oil is a popular oil found in many foods. While it may have some health benefits, its production has major environmental and ethical concerns.

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Palm Oil Has a Reputation for Being Bad for You—Here's What Nutritionists Really Think from Health.com

Palm oil comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree, and because it's high in saturated fat, some experts say it's bad for you.

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The palm oil industry and noncommunicable diseases from World Health Organization

article published in February 2019

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Palm Oil: The New Fat Under Fire from WebMD

As trans fats disappear or decline in foods, scientists shift attention to palm oil, citing both health and environmental concerns.

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Everything You Should Know About Palm Oil and Why It Might Be Bad from Real Simple

Palm oil is in almost everything—here’s what you should know about it, including if the most common foods with palm oil and if it's bad for you.

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8 things to know about palm oil from WWF

Our palm oil scorecard shows that many of the foods we eat are still contributing to deforestation. Here’s what you need to know.

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Palm Oil Is Everywhere in India—and Public-Health Experts Are Concerned from The Nation

How the cheap, unhealthy oil became the high-fructose corn syrup of the developing world.

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How did palm oil become such a problem — and what can we do about it? from Ensia

Ensia is a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. Published by the Institute on the Environment.

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What is palm oil and why is it thought to be bad? - CBBC Newsround from

Palm oil is a kind of vegetable oil, like sunflower or rapeseed oil but many consider it to be bad for the environment.

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Is palm oil bad for you? from Metro

It's bad for the planet but what's it doing to you?

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Palm oil and the heart: A review from PubMed Central (PMC)

Palm oil consumption and its effects on serum lipid levels and cardiovascular disease in humans is still a subject of debate. Advocacy groups with varying agenda fuel the controversy. This update intends to identify evidence-based evaluations of the influence ...

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Is palm oil good for you? from

So much of the debate over palm oil centres around whether it’s good for the environment that it’s easy to overlook another important question: is palm oil good for you? The nutritional profile of palm oil is quite similar to other cooking oils. One tablespoon contains about 120 calories and 14

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Red Palm Oil Benefits the Heart & Brain but Is It Bad for the Environment? - ExcelVite from ExcelVite

Red palm oil has garnered a good amount of both interest and controversy in recent years — much like coconut oil, but for different reasons.

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Palm Oil In The Food Supply: What You Should Know from NPR.org

Health concerns surrounding trans fats led many food manufacturers to abandon partially hydrogenated oils. Palm oil has helped fill the void. But guess what? It's high in saturated fat.

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