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Organic Palm Fruit Oil?

by (1093) Updated December 21, 2012 at 3:32 PM Created January 20, 2011 at 6:47 PM

Is organic palm fruit oil paleo?

A Paleo friend of mine turned me onto Justin's all-natural classic almond butter. http://www.justinsnutbutter.com/products.php

It comes in these cute little single serving size portable squeese packets. I normally eat one of the single serving size packet with an apple as my afternoon snack at work.

I just read the ingredients: dry roasted almonds, organic palm fruit oil. It tastes so good but now I'm worried that maybe palm fruit oil isn't paleo...???

anyone know?

if so, any other suggestions for a great PORTABLE snack or almond butter?

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45 · January 20, 2011 at 7:54 PM

Mark Sisson did a post on palm oil: link text

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777 · January 23, 2011 at 1:26 AM

well i think the paleo-ness of the palm fruit oil is determined by how much it is processed. it's definitely better than any other sort of vegetable oils. for cooking/ eating i buy http://www.tropicaltraditions.com/red_palm_oil.htm it definitely has a unique flavor, but it's delicious. wait for a coupon code of some sort too. tropical traditions always has great deals

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0 · December 21, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Seems to be a confusion in lumping all palm oils together - palm fruit oil apparently very different than palm kernel oil. I eat the Justin's almond butter packs almost daily.

http://www.newmansownorganics.com/palmoil.html http://www.livestrong.com/article/329287-nutrition-facts-for-palm-fruit-oil/ http://onceagainnutbutter.com/Palm_Fruit_Oil.html

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6218 · May 06, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Swanson now makes an Extra Virgin Red Palm Oil Organic:

http://www.swansonvitamins.com/SWF103/ItemDetail

Wilderness Family Naturals makes a palm oil (not palm kernel): http://www.wildernessfamilynaturals.com/category/food-oils-natural-red-palm-oil.php

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