Palm oil is destroying rainforests in Asia and Africa. It is used in many food and cosmetics. Please act now to prevent this destruction by looking at using products that are better for the environment, some of these can be found in the following link.
Palm oil is high in fat which can lead to weight gain, heart problems, and other chronic disease, one tablespoon of palm oil has 120 calories and 13.6 grams of fat.
Palm oil is used in some lipstick as it holds colour well, doesn't melt at high temperatures, and has a smooth application and virtually no taste
Palm oil is added to many frozen and fresh pizza to stop it from sticking together and to enhance texture.
Palm Oil is up to 20% of the weight of a pack of some instant noodles. It's used to pre-cook the noodles so that all you have to do is add hot water
Palm Oil is used as a conditioning agent that helps restore the natural oils of the hair that are stripped away by most shampoos
Palm oil is used in margarine because it is solid at room temperatures and is free of trans fats.
Palm oil makes ice cream smooth and creamy
Many products that use palm oil aren't clearly labeled. Palm oil and its derivatives can appear under many names, including: