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Re-thinking what we know about saturated fat and heart disease

We are in the midst of a dramatic evolution in our understanding of dietary fats and their impact on health and disease. In the past 30 years, there has been a complete shift of dietary recommendations. When I was finishing pharmacy school in the 80s, I recall how saturated fats were vilified as the culprit […]

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Solving the mystery of how to buy vitamins

How do you choose the right vitamin brand? Let’s back up: How do you even know which vitamins you should be taking? I have been asked these questions hundreds of times throughout my career. Here’s my response: Remember the first five letters of the alphabet. A: Analyze why you want to take this vitamin. Understand […]

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Tocotrienols may help diseased livers recover

We all know that significant alcohol consumption can lead to liver damage, but you might be surprised to learn that Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a very common condition, affecting about a quarter of the North American population. Its pathogenesis isn’t fully understood, but new research presented during Palm Oil Nutrition Week by Dr […]

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Saving Women’s Hearts with Healthy Oil

Pharmacist Sherry Torkos, co-author of Saving Women’s Hearts, was in the Washington, DC area recently and stopped by the WLS studios to chat with news anchors about women’s heart health. She explained that Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil, the ‘secret ingredient’ in Nutella and some Smart Balance products, may be good for your blood vessels. Research […]

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Sherry Torkos tells KMAX in Sacramento about healthy oils like Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil

Author and nutrition expert Sherry Torkos appeared on Good Day Sacramento (KMAX -TV Sacramento, CA) to lend her expertise to a segment on healthy foods. She shared some of her favorite ingredients including Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil, an all-natural and …

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Pharmacist stresses importance of Palm Fruit Oil for healthy hearts

Holistic pharmacist and author Sherry Torkos spent time on Chicago’s WGN Midday News to explain the exciting heart, brain and cooking benefits of palm fruit oil from Malaysia. In this video, Dr. Torkos discusses when palm fruit oil should be used instead of olive oil, and reveals that the oil’s beautiful red color is entirely […]

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Virginians tune into power of fruit oil

The TV audience of Virginia’s WTVR Virginia This Morning recently got a lesson in healthy cooking oils. Frequent TV guest expert holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos, whose mission is to educate more women about heart health, made a special appearance on the show. In this clip, she tells viewers that palm fruit oil from Malaysia not […]

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Author/pharmacist Sherry Torkos exposes heart health myths on KCAL-TV Los Angeles

Sherry Torkos, co-author of Saving Women’s Hearts, wants women to start paying attention to their heart health. She treated Los Angeles viewers to a myth-busting session on KCAL-TV, including a discussion about healthy oil. A big reveal was that palm fruit oil is not a heart-sabotaging oil. It’s gotten a bad rep due to its […]

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Sherry Torkos introduces Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil to Sacramento viewers seeking a healthful option beyond olive oil

Sherry Torkos appeared on KXTV’s Sacramento & Co. to discuss the benefits of a healthy oil such as Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil and even hinted at ways it may offer advantages beyond other oils. Sherry explained that: The vibrant red-orange color isn’t the result of artificial coloring. Like carrots, palm fruits are an abundant source […]

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Sherry Torkos tells KDVR audiences the difference between Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil and other tropical oils

Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos tells Fox News Denver (KDVR-TV) audiences the differences between Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil, a healthy oil, and other tropical oils, explaining that the palm fruit oil benefits your heart and may help protect you if you have a stroke. You’ll also learn which everyday foods – including some that may already be […]

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