Palm oil is available in 2oz or 4oz bottles. To keep our pricing low and to pass along a 15% savings on our 4 oz bottles, we use the same label for both bottles. Regardless of the bottle size, you choose the label indicates 2oz.
People spanning the coastal regions of West and Central Africa and Central and South America have heralded it as a “sacred food” for over 4,000 years, and for good reason.
According to Cambridge World History of Food, “The view still persists in some circles that palm oil is an unhealthy tropical grease, and it is difficult for palm oil producers to counter this perception because the product had little or no public image among Western and Asian consumers before the start of the recent media debate.”
However, this image seems to be changing as palm oil has gained considerable attention the past few years in natural health and research circles.
It all started about a decade ago during the early 2000s, in what appears to be an independent search. Researchers from Monash University (Australia) and University of Uyoin (Nigeria) began to analyze the key components that make palm oil so unique and both came up with strikingly similar conclusions.
It is one of the few fatty fruits in existence, it’s likely to hold a substantial place in the human diet and is the second most consumed vegetable oil in the world. It is different from other plant and animal oils in its fatty acid composition (50% saturated, 40% unsaturated, and 10% polyunsaturated) in that it does NOT promote atherosclerosis or arterial thrombosis.
Where coconut oil has around 90% MCFA’s (fat your body can easily burn for energy) palm oil only contains around 50% MCFA’s.
But in addition to MCFA’s, palm oil is also loaded with the following phytonutrients:
Subsequently, the health benefits of palm oil include reduced risk of a variety of disease processes including:
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.