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THE palm oil industry is regularly confronted by misinformation which is then absorbed by the media and churned into a frenzy of inaccurate news articles and opinion pieces, designed ostensibly to inform and educate but achieving neither objective. Unfortunately, every so often, such misinformed frenzy is unsupported by facts. The recent hype on Nutella and the quoted cancer health concerns about palm oil is a classic case in point.

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Malaysian Palm Oil Industry: Our Stand On The Nutella Ferrero Report and Misinformation about Palm Oil and Cancer

The palm oil industry is regularly confronted by misinformation which is then absorbed by the media and churned into a frenzy of inaccurate news articles and opinion pieces, designed ostensibly to inform and educate, but achieving neither objective. Unfortunately, ever so often, such misinformed frenzy is unsupported by facts. The recent hype on Nutella and the quoted cancer health concerns about palm oil is a classic case in point.

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Metabolic Syndrome Latest: How To Get The Vitamin E You Need

Some people could need more vitamin E than others, including those suffering from a condition linked to obesity. A new study from researchers at Oregon State University has found that people with metabolic syndrome may require drastically higher amounts of vitamin E.

Metabolic syndrome is classified by a set of ailments that include high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol, and obesity, Medical Daily previously reported. According to the International Diabetes Federation, about a quarter of the world’s adults have this syndrome.

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Natural Source Vitamin E Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 – 2024

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This market research study analyzes the natural source vitamin E market on global basis and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2015 to 2024. It describes the market dynamics affecting the industry and estimates their impact during forecast period. Moreover, it highlights the opportunities for the growth of the market in the next eight years.

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Vitamin C & E supplements may protect against age-related brain declines: Study

Supplements of vitamin C and E may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, according to data from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

Data collected over the period 1991-2002 for 5,269 people aged over 65 indicated that users of vitamin C and/or E supplements had a 23% reduced risk cognitive impairment, not dementia (CIND), Alzheimer’s disease (AD), or all-cause dementia.

“This study supports a protective role of vitamin E and C supplements in the risk for AD and all-cause dementia. In addition, these supplements may contribute to a reduced risk of CIND,” wrote researchers from the Center of Excellence for the Aging of Québec and the Center for Health Social Services of Chicoutimi in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy .

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Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E

New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E – which could be a serious public health concern, in light of the millions of people who have this condition that’s often related to obesity. A study just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition also made it clear that conventional tests to measure vitamin E levels in the blood may have limited accuracy compared to tests made in research laboratories, to the point that conventional tests can actually mask an underlying problem.

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Antioxidants Market Expected to Reach 103.3 Thousand Tons by 2020

Future Market Insights (FMI) delivers key insights on the global antioxidants market in its latest report titled “Antioxidants Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2014 – 2020”. The global antioxidants market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 5.3% in terms of volume during the forecast period due to various factors, regarding which FMI offers fundamental insights in detail in this report.

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How To Make Vitamin E Face Serum At Home

Vitamin E is really good for the skin. It is known that consuming foods rich in vitamin E can help you get a clear skin. That is why a lot of face products contain vitamin E. We are sharing with you a DIY recipe on how to make face serum at home using vitamin E. Face serums have several benefits, like making the skin softer and repairing the damage caused on the skin during the day. This includes damage caused by the sun or by the extensive amounts of pollution these days.

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10 Powerful Benefits of Vitamin E Oil for Your Skin

Vitamin E oil is both a nutrient and an antioxidant. According to the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements, it helps neutralise free radicals, which damage cells and might contribute to cardiovascular disease, cancer and other ailments. Dr. Manoj K. Ahuja, Fortis Hospitals, says, “Vitamin E oil is a powerful fat-soluble antioxidant that can rejuvenate your skin and overall health. It encompasses a group of eight compounds that include both tocopherols and tocotrienols. Vitamin E oil in its purest form is extremely versatile. You can slather it on your skin or swallow it in a capsule.”

Here are 10 benefits of applying Vitamin E oil on your skin:

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Study supports safety, tolerability of palm tocotrienol in people with MetS

Consuming a palm tocotrienol complex is safe and well tolerated in people with metabolic syndrome, say results of a randomized, double-blind, cross-over and placebo-controlled clinical trial.

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