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Old 10-21-2013, 08:52 PM   #1
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Red Palm Oil

Has anyone heard of this? They were showcasing it at our local health food store this past weekend so I decided to Google it. Even Dr. Oz is praising it's health benefits. Anyone used it?
Miracle Fat: Red Palm Fruit Oil, Pt 1 | The Dr. Oz Show

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Old 10-21-2013, 09:06 PM   #2
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Whatever "doctor" oz says, I do the opposite. Sorry.

He's too much of a pimp for fad items.
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:16 PM   #3
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Actually, Dr Oz was one of many. Maybe this link might be better.
RED PALM OIL A Daily Dose of Vitamins from A Cooking Oil
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:32 PM   #4
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Whatever "doctor" oz says, I do the opposite. Sorry.

He's too much of a pimp for fad items.
The sad thing is that he is a brilliant heart surgeon. And pimping he does!
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:45 PM   #5
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It's oil. I don't have to get my nutrients from oil.
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:55 PM   #6
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Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat-soluble vitamins. To be absorbed, they must be consumed with fat - any fat. There's nothing miraculous about red palm oil.
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:06 AM   #7
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it may be very good for you but it ain't so good for the planet!! millions of hectares of rainforest/jungle swamp are being cleared to plant palm oil plantations in south east asia,particularly sumatra.
BBC News - Asian mega-smog's smoky source in Sumatra
the smog in singapore was caused by "slash & burn" clearance in sumatra to make way for palm oil plantations.maybe dr oz should move there....he certainly wouldn't be short of patients!!maybe he has a hidden agenda!!
BBC News - Singapore smog - the health impact

(health)food for thought eh??
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:00 AM   #8
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Thanks guys. I guess we'll just keep using what we normally do. It did have a bit of a "too good to be true" sound to it.
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