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Health Benefits of Palm Oil

Palm Oil is extracted from the Oil Palm Tree. Palm oil is one of the most versatile food products in the world. It's used for preparing meals as well as an ingredient in margarine, ice cream and many other foods. Palm oil is made from the fruit of the African oil palm, both the seed and the flesh. While this substance has been used by humans for thousands of years, the production of palm oil has skyrocketed over the past few decades. 

Palm oil is rich in anti-oxidants, such as vitamin E. Did you know that Palm trees contain an ancient remedy that can slow down the aging process, fight belly fat, and combat heart disease? Here are some health benefits of palm oil;

Brain Health

Palm oil has proved itself as a beneficial antioxidant that helps in reducing the stroke risks, protects against dementia and prevents the formation of lesions in the brain. It reduces the effects of stroke by 50% by protecting your brain's nerve cells. So start adding red oil to your diet to prevent dementia.

Reduces Cholestrol

High cholesterol level can increase the risk of heart diseases. It helps maintain proper blood pressure.

Improves your skin

If you desire to be pretty and to look pretty. Make palm oil your best buddy from now on. Palm oil is very rich in Vitamin E. Thus, a large amount of Vitamin E makes it beneficial for your skin. Vitamins regulates the blood flow and contributes to active cell regeneration, makes new layers of the skin hence keeps it healthy and glowing. Vitamin E also assists in eliminating wrinkles and make your complexion clear.


A study in the national institute of nutrition has suggested that the use of palm oil by pregnant women increase the level of vitamin A in both mother and baby.

Beneficial for eyes

Palm oil contains a large amount of Beta-carotene in it. Beta-carotene keeps the surface of the cornea (part of the eye) moist and healthy and helps in good vision. So, taking an adequate amount of beta-carotene in the form of palm oil can protect your eyes, the most beautiful gift from God!

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