Is palm oil bad?
With the two sides going down heavily on large issues like economy and environmental protection, issues that are closer to home such as nutritional benefits are often left out of the discussion.
Palm oil, had by then always been linked to health problems, with opponents saying it was high in cholesterol.
This issue has already been there since the 1980s. It was the American Soybean Association that popularized this issue.
The fact is that like any other vegetable oil, palm oil has been scientifically proven not to contain cholesterol. High cholesterol levels were only found in animal oils.
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