Understanding Trans-Fat To be Free From it

Oils and fats are triglycerides, comprised of a glycerol back bone bonded with three fatty acid chains - saturated or unsaturated. Unsaturated fatty acids in vegetable sources are solely cis-isomers, while trans-isomers are present naturally in a small percentage in animal sources. By Dr. LaiYee, Lee – Futura Ingredients The…

Tocotrienol-Rich Fraction: A Gem In Palm Oil For Cardioprotection

With cardiovascular disease being the number one killer in the world today, it is only expected that consumers be presented with solutions that alleviate risk for the disease. Tocotrienol-rich fraction is one such solution. By Dr Wei Ney Yap, section head, biological, Davos Life Science Vitamin E consists of two…

Palm Mixed-Carotene: Natural And Healthy Colours

Eating with your eyes alone may link to negative health effects if artificial dyes are involved. Natural food colourants not only colour food naturally, but also healthily and with added nutrition. What does natural food colourant palm mixed-carotene have to offer? By Chee Yen Lau, nutritionist, Excelvite, Malaysia.
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