So I suppose you are going to tell use coconut oil is unhealthy too? The only reason I avoid palm oil is reason #3.
12/17/2013 - 9:47am
To my knowledge I do not eat foods with palm oil but I would stop eating any food with that as an ingredient mainly because of the harm palm nurseries have on the environment.
12/19/2013 - 12:28pm
the problem is.. is that I cant stop eating it till the entire jar is gone!!!!!!!
12/21/2013 - 2:47pm
I have been boycotting all my favorite cookies and everything else that contains palm oil. This means just about all candybars, pastries and other treats. It's digusting!!!
01/20/2014 - 10:51pm
Palm Kernel Oil while being high in saturated fat content is composed mainly of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs). These are quickly oxidized (used for fuel) in the body leading to less ability to be stored as adipose (fat) tissue. The reason they are quickly utilized and produce ketones is because they bypass the function of the lipoprotein chylomicron. This stands for all saturated fats that contain mainly MCTs. Another example would be coconut oil.
01/26/2014 - 6:17pm
I think I will from now. I would want to find out if there have been research studies done on harms of nutella and palm oil and the environment.
02/19/2014 - 11:15am
Yes we do. After having seen a documentary about it a number of years ago, we never wittingly eat anything with pal oil in. It isn't difficult, just means reading the pack (if it's honest, that is) and at least we feel we're doing something to help.