Myth and Fat: How One Inaccurate Hypothesis Mislead Public Health Policies for Generations

Dr Ancel Keys (Jan 26, 1904–Nov 20, 2004) was an American scientist who studied the influence of diet on health. He is responsible, almost more than any other individual, for the public health misconception around fats that exists today. Through published work that was vaunted across the world, Dr Keys has had a far-reaching impact on how we think about the role of fats.

When Dr Keys first published his … Read More

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Belgian Runner Says Palm Oil in Diet is Secret to His Success 

Belgian born long distant runner, Pieter-Jan ‘PJ’ Hannes just won the European under-23 Championship and qualified for next Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of miles from Malaysia. However, the secret of his success is very much Malaysian grown and produced.

According to Hannes, palm oil makes up a crucial component of his diet, which he believes gives him an added advantage on the running track. “Palm oil is a … Read More

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David Martin’s cooking recipes – Sauce Pickles with Steak Tartare

Chef David Martin, famous French restaurateur and TV personality, invites you on a culinary journey to learn more about his cooking techniques using palm oil.

Chef Martin will prepare a series of delicious recipes inspired by the best cuisine from around the world.

In his latest video, Chef Martin prepares a pickles sauce for Steak Tartare using palm oil. Watch the video here:

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The Value of Oil Palm in Developing Africa

Back from the World Championships in Beijing, Belgian runner Anne Zagré explains the importance of palm oil and development in Africa. With a university background in economics, and most of her family working in agriculture in the Ivory Coast, Anne tells us about the positive impact that palm oil has in alleviating poverty and ensuring food security in the African continent. Discover more about Anne Zagre and palm oil here:… Read More

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European Parliament Recommends Removing Trans Fats in Europe

Contrepoints – EU report shows that using palm oil can help improve health outcomes in Europe.

The European Parliament’s research service has published an important contribution to the European debate around trans fats. The Parliament’s eight-page document is currently on its website and anyone can clearly understand from reading it, what trans fats are and the impact they have today on public health.

The European Parliament’s document essentially reaches three … Read More

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David Martin’s Latest Recipe: Moqueca de Peixe

Chef David Martin, famous French restaurateur and TV personality, invites you on a culinary journey to learn more about his cooking techniques using palm oil. This is not just a culinary experience, but an educational one as well.

Chef Martin is joined by cardio-thoracic surgeon Dr. Guy André Pelouze, who explains the health benefits of the food cooked by David Martin. Together they will prepare a series of delicious recipes Read More

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Response from Pierre Bois d’Enghien to Upreshpal Singh

From Malaysiakini:

I would like to thank Upreshpal Singh of Friends of the Orang Utans for responding to my article. I am, however, surprised by his lack of constructive debate when it comes to Malaysia’s forests.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) data has been available for more than five months, but he has chosen not to speak on it until now. At the time … Read More

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Yes, Mr. Chanee, Responsible Palm Oil Does Exist

From Atlantico: In a long interview with the newspaper Liberation, Aurélien Brulé alias Chanee, the association “Kalaweit” after taking a picture because of misleading generalizations, factual errors and contradictions calls readers to boycott palm oil . Pierre Bois D’Enghien defends the palm oil industry against the accusations made in the text.
Chanee is why he opposes responsible palm oil?
In a long interview with the newspaper Liberation, Aurélien Brulé alias … Read More
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David Martin’s Food Truck Comes to Paris

French chef David Martin is bringing his latest culinary creations to Paris. For one day only, on Thursday 11th February, David Martin will be cooking with palm oil in his own Food Truck. Chef Martin will stop at La Défense from 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm to prepare some delicious dishes using Malaysian palm oil.

Chef Martin will be serving three European dishes with a Malaysian twist:

  • Potato Churros
  • Spicy
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