Palm Oil

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How does Palm Oil work?

Palm oil contains saturated and unsaturated fats, vitamin E, and beta-carotene. It might have antioxidant effects.

Are there safety concerns?

Palm oil is safe when consumed in amounts found in foods. It seems to be safe when taken as medicine by children or adults for up to 6 months.

Do not use palm oil in amounts more than those found in foods except on medical advice if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks. Palm oil might increase the risk of bleeding.

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