#22 - How bad is palm oil really?
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More and more people start to be aware of the fact that palm oil has destructive effects on the environment. But how bad is it really?

 

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Different names for palm oil:

INGREDIENTS: Vegetable Oil, Vegetable Fat, Palm Kernel, Palm Kernel Oil, Palm Fruit Oil, Palmate, Palmitate, Palmolein, Glyceryl, Stearate, Stearic Acid, Elaeis Guineensis, Palmitic Acid, Palm Stearine, Palmitoyl Oxostearamide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Kernelate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Sodium Lauryl Lactylate/Sulphate, Hyrated Palm Glycerides, Etyl Palmitate, Octyl Palmitate, Palmityl Alcohol

 

Sources: 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31586381

https://ec.europa.eu/environment/forests/pdf/palm_oil_study_kh0218208enn_new.pdf

https://www.worldwildlife.org/industries/palm-oil

https://www.worldwildlife.org/pages/which-everyday-products-contain-palm-oil

https://greenglobaltravel.com/how-to-avoid-products-with-palm-oil/

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