Posts Tagged with "Dr. Oz"

Is Palm Oil Healthy?

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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Is Palm Oil Healthy?

Could it be true that palm oil is not only bad for orangutans, but for our health too? According to institutions such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, the answer is yes. Based on its saturated fat content and effects on blood cholesterol, several such organizations have [...]

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Is Dr. Oz Shilling for the Malaysian Palm Oil Mafia?

Monday, February 4, 2013

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Is Dr. Oz Shilling for the Malaysian Palm Oil Mafia?

The public controversy around “America’s Doctor” is heating up. You may have noticed, for instance, the feature article in the most recent issue of New Yorker magazine titled “The Operator: is the most trusted doctor in America doing more harm than good?” As we recently reported, Dr. Oz, a TV personality who advocates healthy living [...]

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Dr. Oz Responds to the Pressure, But Doesn’t Go Far Enough To Correct His Mistake

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Dr. Oz Responds to the Pressure, But Doesn’t Go Far Enough To Correct His Mistake

Thanks to the 14,430 (and counting) of you who signed the petition we created along with Orangutan Outreach, Dr. Oz has begun to tell his viewers the full story about palm oil—on his blog. But he hasn’t done enough. According to news reports, Dr. Oz’s enthusiastic support for red palm oil inspired a buying frenzy. [...]

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