Why banning palm oil based on its palmitic acid content is a bad idea. A nutritional point of view

Posted on: October 03, 2018

Margot Logman, Secretary General at EPOA explains in her blog on the website www.emulsifiersforgood.com why a ban on palmitic acid is meaningless. She explains that our body will hardly respond to lower palmitic acid intake and will simply start to produce its own palmitic acid from other nutrients. In poor dietetic conditions this will be counterproductive, because it may lead to overproduction in our own body.

Please read the blog here

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