The $44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the maker of Nutella.
India's palm oil imports rose by about 10 per cent to 8,73,592 tonnes in November on account of sluggish global prices and zero export duty by Indonesia and Malaysia, industry body SEA said today.
Palm oil is enriched with vitamin E compounds like tocopherols and tocotrienols, which help protect the cells from toxic chemical damages.
Activists are planning a rally at Kellogg Co. headquarters in Battle Creek to urge the cereal giant to stop using palm oil in its products.Much of the world's palm oil comes from Indonesia, where rain ...
A successful Indian push into palm cultivation would drag on international markets for the commodity, hitting Indonesia and Malaysia as they are currently the only major growers of the crop.
The detailed research into the contaminant - known as GE - was commissioned by the European Commission in 2014
The study is the first of its kind to show that, regardless of weight changes, unrestrained intake of saturated fats can have negative effects on the controls of motivation by the brain.
Using palm oil and a natural herb extract, researchers have produced a cooking oil that can be used repeatedly for at least 80 times.
According to a new study,published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, high consumption of Omega-6 fats can inducesedentary behaviour in pre-teen girls an also increase their risk of developing diabetes.