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Disease Prevention with Coconut Oil

Disease Prevention with Coconut Oil

From the Western part of the world where coconut oil is harvested from tropical coconut palm trees to the east where more and more people are enjoying the benefits this product offers, the popularity of coconut oil seems unstoppable. And now that it has claimed its spot in the limelight, it is being tagged as a miracle ingredient, making wonders in the kitchen and providing solutions to the most common health problems.Let’s review some of the most common health problems that coconut oil can provide a solution to. 1. Oral Problems Have you heard of coconut oil pulling? If not, then here’s what you should know. Coconut oil has been widely used in the ancient Ayurvedic method of oil pulling, wherein the oil is swished around the...

9 Reasons to Add Coconut Oil into Your Diet

9 Reasons to Add Coconut Oil into Your Diet

In the past few years, organic coconut oil has acquired a bad reputation because of its saturated fat content. However, researchers found out that these fat types are MCTs, which are known for their many health benefits.Considering that fact, maybe it is time for you to add coconut oil into your diet. Here are other reasons: 1. It improves cholesterol levels. Coconut oil has Lauric acid, which helps increase the good HDL cholesterol levels in the blood. 2. It promotes weight loss. As soon as the MCTs break down, metabolism increases because the thyroid hormones and sugar levels are affected. In 2009, a study was conducted to prove this. It involved several women, who were asked to consume 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a day for 2 weeks....

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10 Secret Ways to Use Coconut Oil for Skin – Infographic

Coconut oil has been highly raved about for several years already- and it’s all for good reasons.The oil has been a great help to a handful of health issues. From diabetes, heart problems and even abnormal cholesterol levels, coconut oil has components to address every issue. It can even be used in getting clearer and healthier skin. Here’s how:Coconut oil can prevent premature skin aging by acting as a physical barrier against environmental pollutants. This action stops the oxidative damage that can make you look older than your actual age.Coconut oil has antifungal properties to ward off infections, too. It can even control bacterial growth, especially for cases of acne.The oil also makes a great alternative to your usual exfoliant. It can gently...

Peanut Butter Dream Pie

Peanut Butter Dream Pie

This non-bake pie (raw) is so easy to make and delicious! It has a fudgy, caramelly texture. Just before serving we like to add fresh sliced bananas on top. This pie is easier to cut when you cut it with a butter knife first and then gently scoop out each pie piece with a spoon or spatula.Yield: 6-8 Servings Crust 1 cup of almonds7 pitted dates, chopped2 tablespoons of lemon juice1 tablespoon of water1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Filling 1 1/2 cups of raw cashews (soaked for at least an hour and drained)3/4 cup organic, unsweetened, unsalted peanut butter1/3 cup pure maple syrup1/3 cup coconut oil1/4 cup water1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions 1. Place almonds, chopped dates, lemon juice, water and cinnamon in a food processor.  Pulse for a couple of minutes until mixture is...

Schwartz Bioresearch Organic Coconut Oil

Schwartz Bioresearch Organic Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is used not just in tropical countries, where coconut plantations are abundant, but also in the US and the UK. People are discovering the wonders this oil can create and it is again gaining popularity throughout the world. Health Benefits of Coconut Oil HairIt helps in healthy growth of hair and gives your hair a shiny quality. It is also highly effective in reducing protein loss which can lead to various unattractive or unhealthy qualities in your hair.Coconut oil is extensively used in the Indian sub-continent for hair care. Most of the people in those countries apply coconut oil on their hair every day after bathing or showering. It is an excellent conditioner and helps the re-growth process of damaged hair. It also provides the...

Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipe! Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie w/ Coconut Oil!

[embed]https://youtu.be/HqNElboqs94[/embed]STRAWBERRY OATMEAL SMOOTHIE W/ COCONUT OIL RECIPE -- Ingredients - 5-6 ice cubes - 1 banana - 1 cup almond milk - 3-4 tablespoons of oats - 1 tbsp Skinny & Co. Coconut Oil - http://skinnycoconutoil.com - 1 cup berries of choice ( BLENDER USED IS THE NINJA ULTIMA BLENDER) Directions - Add oats to blender and pulse until finely milled - Add ice, banana, berries, and almond milk - Blend - Add coconut oil into blender while still blending ** coconut oil is healthiest in its raw form, so feel free to add it solid. If you choose to melt your coconut oil, which I prefer, it is best to warm the jar in a bowl of warm water, however you can also microwave for a short 10 seconds* - Blend until smooth & creamyHOPE THAT YOU ALL ENJOY...

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Which Brand Of Coconut Oil Is Best?

by Sierra Bright There really isn’t just one particular brand of coconut oil you should look for. The main thing is to look for virgin or extra virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil that’s contained in a glass jar. These brands all meet this criteria and then some: Dr. Bronner’s Fair Trade & Organic Fresh-Pressed White Kernel Virgin Coconut Oil Dr. Bronner’s Fair Trade & Organic Fresh-Pressed White Kernel Virgin Coconut Oil is cold-pressed from fresh dried coconut kernels with brown inner skins that were left on, for a more aromatic, nuttier-tasting oil. It has a fresh scent and fabulous aroma and is very versatile. You can use it for stir-frying and baking as well as for body care. In addition to being certified organic and including the USDA National Organic Program...

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Natural Exfoliating Soap Removes Dead Skin Cells and Impurities!

Black Eucalyptus Soap originates from Morocco and was used by women to keep them looking healthy and clean. They created this soap in their homes and it was made from pure natural ingredients.Despite time moving on and many other chemically enhanced products becoming available, the true nature of this soap has remained true as the same soap is still available.The ingredients are still completely natural and now many people are using Black Eucalyptus soap as part of their everyday routines.The soap has a butter-like texture which makes it different to regular soap. However, the natural ingredients mean that it is ideal for all skin types. Unlike other soaps which have added chemicals, Black Eucalyptus Soap is 100% organic and this means that it is gentle on...