What is the efficacy and function of palm oil?
Palm oil contains a balanced ratio of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, about 44% palmitic acid, 5% stearic acid (both are saturated acids), 40% oleic acid (unsaturated acid), 10% Linoleic acid and 0.4% linolenic acid (both polyunsaturated acids). Like other vegetable oils, palm oil does not contain cholesterol. Possesses health benefits such as antioxidant, anti-cancer, and cholesterol-lowering properties.
Palm oil is extracted from the fruit of the oil palm tree. The oil extracted from the pulp is called palm oil, while the oil extracted from the kernel is called palm kernel oil. The composition of the two oils is quite different. Palm oil mainly contains two common fatty acids, palmitic acid and oleic acid. It has been used as a natural food for more than five thousand years. It lies in its excellent natural health care effect, beauty effect and ideal cooking use. The price of palm oil is cheap compared to other oils, and it is a woody vegetable oil that is mainly used in the natural state for human consumption in the world.