Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil gotten from the African oil palms fruit. Palm oil has a rich history that dates as far back as 5,000 years with evidence of jugs of palm oil being buried in Egyptian tombs to aid them in the afterlife.
Palm oil holds a lot of health benefits. Palm oil is good for the heart, brain, and skin. It is a great alternative for groundnut oil as that can cause acne breakouts. Palm oil decreases cholesterol levels, improves skin and hair health, reduces the risk and growth of heart diseases and it can also boost brain functions and health.
Palm oil contains Vitamin A and can aid in weight loss plus it helps increase your body's metabolism. Palm oil can be used to fry plantain, make black eye beans, and prepare many traditional African soups.