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Palm Oil Tips

It’s reasonable to assume that anything that is packaged or processed (edible and non edible) most likely contains palm oil. So that pretty much rules out everything that’s unhealthy which is a plus. But beware of items labelled ‘organic’ as they can also contain palm oil. The best way to find out if something contains palm oil is to pull out your phone and google it.
Palm oil is everywhere.

Kalimantan and Palm Oil

I chose to give up palm oil because I recently spent 2 months in Kalimantan, where 85% of the worlds palm oil is produced. So I thought it would be interesting to research an industry that is responsible for so much environmental destruction while providing a livelihood for so many people in a place where many people struggle to find an income. It was supposed to be the wet season while I was there in…

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