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Coconut Oil

Why Coconut Oil is the World’s Most Weight Loss-Friendly Fat

Posted February 26, 2014

Coconut oil is the world’s most weight loss friendly fat. It contains a unique combination of fatty acids with powerful effects on metabolism. Several studies show that just by adding coconut oil to your diet, you can lose fat, especially the “dangerous” fat in the abdominal cavity. Let me explain how that works.

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Coconuts can improve brain function, boost cardiovascular health and more

Posted February 18, 2014

Few tropical fruits are as versatile as coconuts. These unique, round drupes, whose name likely derives from the 16th-century Spanish word for “head” or “skull,” are processed around the world to make coconut milk, flour, sugar and butter, countless soap and cosmetic products, and, of course, coconut oil — one of the greatest superfoods on Earth. In fact, coconut products have become so popular in the West that we often overlook the fruit in its natural state.

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Coconut oil can help reduce belly fat, study finds

Posted February 12, 2014

While the “superfood” label is often overused in natural health circles, most researchers will admit that coconut oil deserves it. This edible oil, which is produced from the flesh of coconuts, has been shown to possess amazing antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties, improve blood cholesterol levels, boost energy and much more. However, a peer-reviewed Brazilian study has also found that consuming just 30 millimeters (1 ounce) of coconut oil a day can help treat abdominal obesity – providing yet more evidence that healthy saturated fats are essential for long-term weight loss.

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Coconut flour: A nutritious, gluten-free substitute to processed flour

Posted January 28, 2014

Coconut flour is a flour made from coconut solids that have been ground into a very fine powder. It has a mild coconut scent and flavor, which makes it suitable for flour-based recipes that don’t have other strongly-flavored ingredients such as cocoa powder or spices. It is also quite light and airy, making it especially suitable for baked goods like muffins, pancakes and cakes.

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7 Easy Ways to Dodge Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted December 27, 2013

The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease is aging, but that doesn’t mean that symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are a normal part of aging. Unfortunately, many people who experience “senior moments” think they’re simply experiencing a completely normal part of growing older. They chalk it up to stress, being busy, being tired, you name it. But the truth is, the physiological characteristics of Alzheimer’s are often present in the brain long before more defined symptoms arise.

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Coconut provides a powerhouse of delicious nutrition

Posted December 11, 2013

Coconut is a true super food. Long misunderstood as being an unhealthy source of oil, it has become the darling of the holistic nutrition world. Coconut oil, milk, cream, meat and water can be enjoyed raw, in smoothies and juices, and also cooked. The coconut provides a large array of health benefits. Coconuts have been shown to help with weight loss, heart health, allergy issues, diabetes, immunity, energy, athletic performance, mental and neurological health, and skin care. In traditional cultures, coconut has been used for centuries to treat numerous conditions including irregular menstruation, kidney stones, malnutrition and syphilis.

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7 Easy Ways to Dodge Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted November 21, 2013

The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease is aging, but that doesn’t mean that symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are a normal part of aging. Unfortunately, many people who experience “senior moments” think they’re simply experiencing a completely normal part of growing older. They chalk it up to stress, being busy, being tired, you name it. But the truth is, the physiological characteristics of Alzheimer’s are often present in the brain long before more defined symptoms arise.

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Coconut oil miraculously helps Parkinson’s patient regain quality of life

Posted October 23, 2013

Imagine for a moment that you are a 74-year-old man diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and you are quickly losing your ability to think, move and function, despite adhering to an intense regimen of all the latest pharmaceutical offerings for this miserable disease. Then imagine that nearly all of your symptoms subside almost miraculously after beginning a dietary routine that involves taking large doses of all-natural coconut oil every day.

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Health advantages of using virgin coconut oil

Posted September 24, 2013

It is said that the healthiest oil found on earth is coconut oil. Before, this oil was considered unhealthy due to its high content of saturated fat. It was understood in the past that saturated oils led to heart disease and increased blood cholesterol. Four decades ago, a study was specifically conducted to see if this was true, but nobody ever thought that hydrogenated coconut was used. Hydrogenated oils, according to many studies, cause a multitude of health problems.

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Coconut – The anti-aging skin treatment miracle

Posted September 8, 2013

For quite some time, the bogus saturated fat scare had everyone avoiding coconut oil. Hardly anyone was using it for cooking or anything else. That disinformation has faded enough to draw customers back to using coconut oil for even more than cooking.

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