Red palm oil – derived from the fruit of the African oil palm and abundant in biologically active substances with health benefits. Firstly, it is an amazing source of essential unsaturated fatty acids of the omega 3 and omega 6 family. Their adequate intake is extremely important to the maintenance of cardiovascular health. It influences also beneficially the efficiency of this system. Some sources suggest that adequate dietary EFA intake prevents effectively cancer.
Apart from healthy fatty acids, red palm oil contains coenzyme Q10, a compound with an extremely important role for the human body. It is a strong antioxidant but also supports mitochondrial function, thereby boosting energy production in the body. It has therefore a beneficial impact on the functioning of the whole body.
Red palm oil contains also vitamin A and E, known for their positive effect on the condition of the skin, hair and nails and promoting healthy vision.