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Red Palm Oil

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This extra virgin red palm oil is all natural and unrefined from small villages of West Africa. The Red Palm Oil is from groups of farmers that use the most organic and traditional methods of extraction.

Juka's Organic red palm oil is authentic, unrefined, organic and 100% sustainable from Africa. Unrefined Red Palm Oil offers an excellent amount of antioxidants rich in, it has a been used by ancient civilizations as a healing food and medicine. “The main phytonutrients found in Natural Organic Red Palm Oil are tocotrienols (known as super vitamin E, it’s 40-60 times more potent than tocopherols), mixed carotenes (antioxidant and pro-vitamin A), the list goes on but in other to get the health benefits you must get the premium quality, the unmixed and unrefined.

What Are the Benefits of Authentic Red Palm Oil? For countless centuries, organic palm oil has served as a cure-all for many common ailments in Africa. It is still common for the sick to be administered a cup of the oil to drink. In addition, pregnant mothers in the African villages drink red palm oil daily to boost the vitamin content of their milk naturally.

Nutrient Power. The red color comes from the natural presence of betacarotene and lycopene, which gives carrots and tomatoes their distinctive red and orange colors. Once digested, the body converts these to vitamin A. The equivalent amount of organic red palm oil offers 15 times the betacarotene of a carrot. As such, one teaspoon of the red palm oil supplies a child with the daily recommended allowance of vitamin A.

Potential Benefits Include:

  • Contains natural antioxidants that act as scavengers to mop up oxygen free radicals and are believed to play an important preventative role in cellular aging, arteriosclerosis, and cancer
  • Promotes weight loss and boosts metabolism
  • May help lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels
  • Excellent stability at high temperatures
  • Suitable for gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and non-dairy diets

Enjoy natural red palm oil in your kitchen for baking and celebrate the return of another native food to our modern diet! And if you want to harness this oil's hydrating antioxidant properties for your skin, try this red palm oil soap.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 14 g

Servings Per Container - pint:About 30

Servings Per Container - quart: About 60

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130  
Calories from Fat 130  
Total Fat 14 g 22%
Saturated Fat 3.5 g 35%
Trans Fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 g 0%
Sodium 0 g 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0 g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 0 g 0%
Protein 0 g 0%
Vitamin A 8480 IU  
Beta Carotene 4.1 mg  
Alpha Carotene 1.9 mg  
Other Carotene 2.9 mg  
Vitamin E (Mixed Tocopherol) 1.3 IU  
Tocopherols 1 mg  
Tocotrienols 5 mg  
Vitamin A   200%
Vitamin C   0%
Calcium   0%
Iron   0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients: 100% Natural Red Palm Oil contains red palm oil from West Africa

Suggested Use: Mix 1 to 2 spoonfuls with 2 spoonfuls of your favorite salad dressing.
Mix 2 spoonfuls with any sandwich spread.
Add to vegetables while sautŽing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I use red palm oil in my diet?

A. This traditional fat has been used for centuries by indigenous cultures for culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal uses. The unique health benefits of red palm oil retain their potency whether used as a cooking oil, or applied topically, or even as a healing salve. We have learned to enjoy this oil in traditional recipes gathered from all over the world. It can be used in the place of any other oil you may currently use for you daily cooking needs such as frying, sautéing, baking, or as a spread or dressing. One of the exciting attributes of this healthy oils is that the potent phytonutrients they contain remain intact even when heated to extremely high temperatures.
We encourage you to experiment with red palm oil in your kitchen and discover its wonderful flavor and versatility. This oil is suitable for vegan, vegetarian, and non-dairy diets.

Q. Why does mypalm oil look like liquid in the summer and solid in the winter time?

A. The texture of pure organic red palm oil in a hot temperature will look liquified. This oil will also change texture in a cold temperature but will still remain consistent and not separate.

Q. What is the best way to store Palm Oil?

A. This oil can be stored in a kitchen cabinet. However, when it is hot, like in the summer time, you can refrigerate it. This will make it easier to scoop it out of the jar.

Q. Why is Organic Red Palm Oil so red and why does it stain everything?

A. Palm oil's red color comes from the natural presence of betacarotene and lycopene, which gives carrots and tomatoes their distinctive red and orange colors. Once digested, the body converts these to vitamin A. The equivalent amount of organic palm oil offers 17 times the betacarotene of a carrot. Since natural palm oil is very high in carotene it can easily stain things around the kitchen.

Q. What is the lifespan of Organic red palm oil?

A. Organic palm oil has a very long lifespan, natural red palm oil does not go rancid for at least 2 to 3 years. This oil is rich in natural phytonutrients that are important for health. These phytonutrients (i.e. : tocotrienols and carotenes) are also powerful antioxidants that help maintain and extends the shelf life of palm oil and food prepared with organic red palm oil.

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