Posts Tagged ‘Coconut Oil’
Imagine you are walking the beach on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii. All around you, people are surfing, hiking, jogging, swimming and paddleboarding. Suddenly it becomes obvious which of your fellow sand dwellers are tourists and which are locals. Not only do the locals have a glow about their skin and trim figures, but they also seem to be oozing with abundant health and energy to spare! Plus, there isn’t a sniffle, cough, runny nose or apparent headache in sight. What on earth can their secret be? Is it the sun? The stress-free life? The salt air? Those […]
Continue reading Coconut Oil: A Saturated Fat that’s GOOD for You?
Posted in: Articles
Tags: Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Coconut Oil, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Saturated Fat, Weight Loss
Nearly one-third of the world’s population depends on it as a food source, which supplies coconut meat, coconut water, coconut milk, and coconut oil. The coconut meat inside the fruit is fleshy and white, while the coconut water is sweet and clear. Coconut milk and oil are extracted from mature coconut meat and has many uses in cooking, medicinal, personal, and industrial applications. Coconut oil contains 87% saturated fat from lauric acid, which was believed to increase LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. However, some experts disagree, and believe that it also increases HDL (good) cholesterol levels. Coconut oil is composed of […]
Continue reading Coconut Food Products for Health
Posted in: Food, Healthy Eating
Tags: coconut, coconut milk, Coconut Oil, lauric acid
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