Why palm oil’s widespread prevalence in Asian food industry makes it irreplaceable for now

Despite its poor reputation in the west​ due to sustainability concerns, palm oil is one of the most common food products used in the APAC F&B industry, penetrating almost every possible sector from bakery to snacks to beverages.

According to edible oils brand Mewah, at present the use of palm oil is extremely widespread both geographically and in terms of applications, so much so that completely replacing it at this juncture would be a near-impossible attempt.

“Palm oil is currently consumed by over three billion people in some 150 countries [and] virtually every sector within the Asian food industry is

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The Unexpected Downside To Fat-Free Food Substitutes That No One Tells You About, According To A Doctor

“Fat free” is a sort of buzz word in the fitness community that has mistakenly become synonymous with “healthy.” Many opt for the “low-fat” or “fat-free” options of their favorite foods, thinking the swap is automatically the better choice for leading a healthy lifestyle or embarking on a weight loss journey. However, it’s not always that simple. On the contrary, our body needs sources of healthy fats to sustain. You may be choosing low-fat foods thinking you’re making a healthier choice, but a consistently low-fat diet could actually have dangerous effects.

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Trending / SNAP: Single largest and permanent benefit increase in food stamp history | News

This fall, individuals and families in Columbia County, across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.

It is reportedly the largest single increase in the food stamp system’s history, which now operates as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).






Largest Permanent Increase

This change will increase SNAP benefits distributed in Oregon by $337 million. For SNAP households this change on average will be about $36 more in money to buy food per person.




Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Press Secretary Jake Sunderland said Biden

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A Healthy Lifestyle Starts With A Balanced Diet: Get These 5 Food Items On Your Plate

The key to a good and long life starts with what we eat. From a handpicked range of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and non-vegetarian options, such as fish and meat, the necessary nutrients for a balanced diet come through a lot of food items. It is important to choose the right nutrients for the body and lead the way to a healthy lifestyle. Packaged foods should be avoided and more focus should be laid on fresh food. Junk foods and oily food are to be avoided as they can harm the heart. But it also gets a little confusing on what

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Martha Just Launched a Gourmet Frozen Food Line, Featuring Everything from Appetizers to Desserts

Martha has provided her fans with delicious recipes for decades, but now, some of her favorite gourmet dishes are even easier to make. Our founder is bringing a series of frozen meals to over 10,000 grocery stores across the country via her new line, Martha Stewart Kitchen. “We’ve had great success with our Martha and Marley meal kits and many people were asking, ‘Why don’t you do stuff like this that’s already prepared?'” she told People. “Especially during COVID, so many people were at home and they had their family to take care of and their jobs to

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