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Is palm oil healthy?

Palm oil offers a unique, heart-healthy 50-50 blend of saturated and unsaturated fat. Plus, it’s loaded with nutrients, such as vitamin E tocotrienols. These antioxidants are up to 60 times more potent than tocopherols, the more common vitamin E form. This post was originally published on December 6, 2019 and updated on June 3, 2020.... View Article

EVNol™ Palm Tocotrienol Complex Protects Against Diabetic Retinopathy

Oral EVNol™ supplementation protects against retinal degenerative changes, as demonstrated in an in vivo study published in the journal Biomolecules. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of several diabetes related complications and now is the leading cause of new onset blindness among individuals aged 20 to 64 years old. In the study, the Streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats... View Article

RCT – Mixed Carotenoids Protect Human Skin Against UVA-Induced Skin Pigmentation & UVB-Induced Erythema

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study has shown that daily supplementation with mixed-carotenoids protects human skin against both UVB-induced erythema and UVA-induced pigmentation. The study was conducted at the Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Germany, in collaboration with Amway Corporation and published in the journal of Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine. Sixty volunteers were randomized into... View Article

ExcelVite Strengthens Sustainability Commitment With RSPO Supply Chain Certification

ExcelVite, the world’s leading and largest producer of branded nutraceutical ingredients (EVNol™, EVNol SupraBio™ and EVTene™) from sustainable palm oil is proud to announce that they have obtained the RSPO Supply Chain Certificate (RSPO-SC)  after a successful compliance audit by SIRIM (Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia). After achieving the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil... View Article

Beta Carotene found in Palm Oil has many health benefits

Beta carotene is a fat-soluble compound that provides approximately 50 percent of the vitamin A needed in the typical American diet. This powerful antioxidant has numerous health benefits and may slow the progression of cataracts, protect the skin against sunburn and help prevent macular degeneration. The USDA recommends that adults should get between 700 and 900 mcg of vitamin... View Article

Malaysia strengthens its commitment to the environment

Malaysia has been a recognized leader in responsible palm oil production for decades. The country was the first to produce sustainable palm oil, has implemented a game-changing national certification program, and has now committed additional funds to support eco-friendly initiatives, including a reforestation program. According to the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) CEO Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram, those... View Article

Red palm oil-derived supplement may help those with diabetic kidney disease

Twelve weeks of supplementation with EVNol SupraBio significantly improved renal function in diabetic nephropathy patients, as demonstrated in a study published in Therapeutic Advances in Endocrinology and Metabolism (1). This prospective, multicenter, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study was conducted by a group researchers from the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University (Malaysia Campus). Diabetic nephropathy... View Article