What is Palm Oil?

Oil is the part of the human life from years. It is used by them for varieties of reason since ancient times. Palm Oil is among the ones of thousands of oil product available. It has a deep history and received from a palm tree and used mainly in the part of Central and West Africa.

Palm oil is a type of vegetable oil like groundnut, sunflower, and olive. Extracted from the fruits of palm trees, it is widely known as the African oil palms. Palm oil came into the market in the 19th and 20th centuries in Indonesia and Malaysia.
palm oil

It is used to treat cancer, brain disease, vitamin A deficiency, aging, high blood pressure & cholesterol, malaria, dementia, and cyanide poisoning. It also helps in losing weight as well as boost metabolism. Apart from that, you can use this amazing oil for improving your skin as it is highly used in cosmetics, soaps, waxes, etc.

Health and Nutrition Benefits of Palm Oil

This is extracted from the fruit of palm so that it is free of cholesterol. The fat level of palm oil is 50%, while 85% fat available in coconut oil. This can easily be liquefied because, generally, it is semi-solid at room temperature. It gives the red color texture and has carotenoids and antioxidants property. Palm oil can boost brain and mental health; it can improve skin health and promote hair health and many more.

 Nutrient Composition

Palm oil has a higher level of nutrient composition. If we calculate the 14 grams of palm oil then, it has:

  • Calories: 114
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5 grams
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5 grams
  • Fat: 14 grams
  • Saturated fat: 7 grams
  • Vitamin E: 11% of the RDI 

Palm oil helps in food security:

Palm oil is mainly used as the cooking oil in Malaysia and Indonesia. Per 100kg of palm fruits, at least 23 kg of pure palm oil can be extracted, which makes it the most effective and producing oil in the world.
biggest exporter and producer of palm oil

It has advantages that can make people bind as less land, fertilizers, pesticides, and chemical requires.  Malaysia alone produces 40% of the world’s total palm oil and fulfill the demand of   7.5 Billion people.

Land Use Efficiency Of Palm Oil:

We know a huge part of land requires planting vegetables, but, in the case of palm oil, tiny area is needed. Only 5% of the world’s total farmland is used for producing 38% of the world’s palm oil.

Land utilization palm oil

As compared to other oil farmlands, it is 20 times more productive. Yes, oils like rapeseed, soybean, sunflower, and others need larger space and produce less oil. In terms of yield, palm oil is considered as the most sustainable vegetable oil because it has lesser requirements.

As per the data of the study, it is suggested that 150 million tones of oil would require serving the popular of 9 billion by 2050. And fulfill the needs of the human; palm alone needs 38 million hectares of land, while soybean oil requires 375 million hectares of land.

The land-use efficiency of palm oil is more significant than any other oils in the world, which makes it stand out from the crowd.

Amazing Uses of Palm Oil:

The palm itself is an amazingly effective tree, with a lot better return than different harvests utilized in vegetable oil generation. Overall, it delivers up to multiple times more per hectare than soya, rapeseed, and sunflower.

Palm oil makes imperative monetary steadiness for networks and nations crosswise over Asia and Africa. It’s likewise incredibly savvy to deliver. Rather than that, it gives incredible benefits which one should know:

 Ideal for treating lack of Vitamin A:

Adding palm oil to the meal of pregnant ladies and youngsters can give nutrients and helps to improve the level of vitamin in the body. It is an enhancement for anticipating or treating low degrees of nutrient. A higher gram of palm oil in food doesn’t appear to have more advantage as only 8 gram is sufficient.

 The Reason why it gives Nutrients and Vitamins:

  • Palm oil is cholesterol-free oil.
  • The perfect combination of saturated and unsaturated oil, which means it contributes 50-50.
  • It has lots of carotenoids, Vitamin E & Pro-Vitamin A.Benefit Palm OIl

 What other benefits palm oil gives:

  • Boost immunity.
  • Improve mental health.
  • Best for the cardiovascular health of the people.
  • It helps in digestion and gives energy.
  • Improving hair and improves skin texture.

Is Palm’s Success its greatest Enemy?

Palm oil is not so popular oil in the market as compared to high selling oil like olive and rice bran. The price of this is also lower than the other, but it doesn’t mean it is not active. It has a higher sense of versatility and sustainability.
palm oil

But, due to less publicity, it is treated as the bad. It does not have funding like olive oils and rice bran oils. It should be promoted and market in the right way so that the large population of the world can take advantage of this incredible oil with lots of benefits.

Here are the details to know more about Palm Oil MPOC – Malaysian Palm Oil

Image sources- MPOC

December 16, 2019

27 Replies to “Palm Oil Is The Blessing of Nature To Human”

  1. Jhilmil D Saha says: December 22, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    Palm oil is in high demand because of its use in commercial food industry. However we often dont give due credit to its health benefits

  2. MeenalSonal says: December 22, 2019 at 6:21 am

    These are some healthy benefits of palm oil, shall consider in my next dishes.

  3. Tina Basu says: December 22, 2019 at 6:15 am

    palm oil i have heard has great benefits for health. Its an interesting read.

  4. Ruchi Verma says: December 22, 2019 at 5:31 am

    Heard a lot good reviews about the palm oil…never yet tried will sure give it a try

  5. Shalu says: December 22, 2019 at 4:44 am

    When I was growing up, refined oils were not very popular. My mom used to cook in ghee, butter, palm oil, coconut oil & other saturated fats. Now that I get to read about the benefits, I realise how healthy it is. Thanks for the as=rticle, very informative.

  6. Debidutta Mohanty says: December 22, 2019 at 3:17 am

    Very insightful post on health benefits of palm oil which most of us were unaware of. I had few doubts regarding the usage but now it’s all cleared. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Jhilmil says: December 22, 2019 at 2:04 am

    I didn’t knew about these many benefits of Palm oil and more so for Indian cooking. Good that you shared it.

  8. Amrit Kaur says: December 21, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Palm oil has a lot of good benefits for our body as well as health. Thanks for this article.

  9. Varsh says: December 21, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    I’ve been reading a great deal about palm oil and your post is making me curious further. Should include it in our diet soon.

  10. Pragnya Mishra says: December 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Confession, my thoughts about palm oil were far opposite to the points shared by you. I found this post informative and going to re-check my notion again.

  11. Roma says: December 21, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    This is a v informative post Gurjeet, thank you so mi h for sharing the same with us dear

  12. Neha Tambe says: December 21, 2019 at 11:39 am

    Thanks for sharing this information. I didn’t know the many benefits of palm oil especially that it is useful in treating vitamin A deficiency

  13. Deepika says: December 21, 2019 at 10:59 am

    Yeah! It is another informative post about palm oil and its amazing properties and uses. I think this is perfect for deep frying.

  14. Anahita Irani says: December 21, 2019 at 7:45 am

    The immense benefits of Palm oil makes it versatile and loved world over. Kudos on this lovely post.

  15. Snehalata Jain says: December 21, 2019 at 2:32 am

    I feel Palm oil is so under rated in-spite of so many health benefits and also it’s cheaper option.Hopefully all the blogs will highlight it’s importance.

  16. ujjwal mishra says: December 20, 2019 at 10:46 am

    you have shared great information and cleared many of the doubts in my mind

  17. Arpit Garg says: December 18, 2019 at 7:10 am

    beautifully written blog. will check out the oil for sure

  18. Docdivatraveller says: December 18, 2019 at 4:13 am

    There were so many doubts of mine regarding palm oil which you clearly explained in this article!

  19. Rahul Prabhakar says: December 18, 2019 at 4:06 am

    Palm oil, with all its advantages, continues to be highly underrated. But kudos to you for sharing such insightful information about the oil.

  20. Gaya3 says: December 17, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    I love this informative post on palm oils and love the pictures and posters. Thanks for sharing

  21. Sandy N Vyjay says: December 17, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    Palm Oil is a great source of Vitamin A, and has so many health benefits too. Lesser calories is another advantage in favour of Palm Oil. Especially as in Indian cuisine there is lot of usage of oil, using a healthy oil like Palm Oil is beneficial in the long run.

  22. Cindy Dsilva says: December 17, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    It’s surprising that being a non cholesterol oil, and cheaper than other oils, it’s still not used by many. Is there some kind of myth around it because of which palm oil is not used much?

  23. Siddhi Palande says: December 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Havubg suffered from cholesterol issues i got up to Google for an oil to help me contain this growinh monster within and palm oil is what i came across. I hope this post reaches many. So that they do take a sound decision soon.

  24. Humaira says: December 17, 2019 at 10:46 am

    Amazing and insightful post. Palm oil is best for the hair growth and has many health benefits. That’s a great way to creating awareness about palm oil. Great thoughts.

  25. Nitya chawla says: December 17, 2019 at 10:14 am

    You have mentioned so many benefits of palm oil.
    I dint know all of this before… Good to know such miraculous things about palm oil

  26. Silja Nair says: December 17, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Palm oil is one of the healthier & tastier oil. I have used it in past.. the best part of it is it make deepfry food more cripsy, gives it shelf life & it dont leave any smell…

  27. Noor Anand Chawla says: December 17, 2019 at 5:52 am

    It is quite interesting to read about palm oil through all these lovely bloggers. It seems to be a good product.

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