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FDA targets Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps for sharing health benefits of coconut oil

11/10/2014 - Relatively new to the food products market, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, a Southern California-based family company famous for its organic, fair-trade pure castile soaps, has come under scrutiny by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for merely sharing with its customers the proven health benefits...

3 powerful back to school snacks

9/13/2014 - With the kids back in school, lunch preparation begins in earnest. When short on ideas, we may have the tendency to do what is easiest and buy boxed food and snacks, which are typically more nutrient deficient than home prepared snacks. To give kids with the mental energy required for school, check...

Three superfoods that nourish and rejuvenate the skin

8/29/2014 - Many health researchers now understand that our skin is a reflection of our internal health. A body that is fed nutritious whole foods, for instance, is more likely to enjoy clear and radiant skin, while a body that is fed processed foods is more likely to suffer from greasy and affliction-prone skin....

Aloe vera and coconut oil: two superfoods shown to treat acne

7/20/2014 - According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 40 to 50 million people across the nation. While acne usually begins in puberty, this unpleasant inflammatory condition -- which manifests as pimples, lumps and plugged...

Dementia prevention: coconut oil continues succeeding; Big Pharma keeps failing

7/20/2014 - There have been three attempts since 2012 to create an effective and not too terribly toxic pharmaceutical solution to Alzheimer's. They all failed and even caused worsening conditions with an occasional death during testing. A few years ago Dr. Mary Newport's discovery of using coconut oil to reverse...

Shed those unwanted pounds with all-natural coconut oil

6/27/2014 - It might seem contradictory to everything that's been said over the past 50 years about health, but one of the best ways to keep from getting fat is actually to eat more fat. One of the most powerful fat-burning foods, in fact, is the fat of coconut, known more popularly as coconut oil, which helps...

Three delicious smoothie recipes that can do it all for your health

6/21/2014 - One of the first transitions people make when choosing to adopt a healthy lifestyle is making smoothies. They are relatively easy to make, can deliver a serious nutrient punch, and are quite delicious when made properly. However, many people don't know what to combine for good flavor and serious health...

Four unusual superfood smoothies that can change your life for the better

6/18/2014 - Smoothies have been in fashion for quite some time now as a quick, nutrient dense and health-inspiring way to keep the body humming and happy. Even so, it's easy to fall into a rut and miss out on a world of unusual combinations that act as potent functional foods. Whether taming inflammation, guarding...

Four reasons to love coconut oil

5/14/2014 - Few foods, with the possible exception of eggs, have had their reputations so completely demolished in the 20th century as coconut oil. Even as late as the 1990s, this edible oil, which is extracted from the kernels or flesh of matured coconuts, continued to be demonized in the media as a great contributor...

Gluten-free, non-GMO, organic pancake mixes just released by Health Ranger

4/16/2014 - I'm super excited today to announce the availability of my new organic, gluten-free, non-GMO pancake mixes in three delicious flavors: Blueberry-Vanilla, Banana-Pecan and Apple-Cinnamon. All three of these mixes are laboratory verified A+ or better in our heavy metals lab, and they're all based on coconut...

Move over coconut water: Is maple water the next big health drink?

4/10/2014 - The health benefits of coconut water have been embraced by many people, from serious athletes and nutritionists to fitness center owners and everyday consumers. It's for good reason too: Coconut water is not only fat-free, low in calories and void of added sugars, but its potassium content (15 times...

The amazing benefits of eating coconuts

3/24/2014 - Given the many times that experts have touted the benefits of consuming more fruits and vegetables, it should come as no surprise to learn that coconuts posses some amazing benefits. A tropical fruit that is a versatile as it is unusual, coconuts are now processed around the world to produce a number...

Sheeple are asleep at the wheel of health

3/19/2014 - All across America, the media tells people what to think. It's designed by advertising experts to be delivered in such a manner that the lies are simple and easy to understand. Nearly every billboard near highway exits advertises GMO food and bedbug-ridden hotels that seem inviting and convenient. Every...

Coconuts can improve brain function, boost cardiovascular health and more

2/18/2014 - 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...

Meal planning for a ketogenic diet

2/12/2014 - There is a growing segment of the natural health movement that endorses the ketogenic diet as the best nutritional approach. The biggest challenge that people have is navigating how to set up meals to maintain ketosis. When meal planning on a ketogenic diet, you will have to take into account your...

Coconut oil can help reduce belly fat, study finds

2/5/2014 2:26:59 PM - 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...

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

1/28/2014 - 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,...

Check out these healthy, gluten-free alternatives to white flour

12/22/2013 - It's not difficult to find research lamenting the poor nutritional value of enriched white flour. Consuming this omnipresent flour - which has been processed, bleached and stripped of all its nutrients - has been repeatedly linked to constipation, diabetes, cancer and more. Often, these conditions are...

Coconut provides a powerhouse of delicious nutrition

12/11/2013 - 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....

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

10/23/2013 - 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...

Coconut sugar: A low GI sugar rich in amino acids and B vitamins

10/5/2013 5:46:03 PM - Coconut sugar, also called coconut sap sugar, is a sugar derived from the sap of coconut tree flowers. It has been used as a traditional sweetener for centuries in regions where coconut trees flourish, such as Southeast Asia. Coconut sugar is mostly comprised of sucrose, which gives it a sweet, caramel-like...

Health advantages of using virgin coconut oil

9/24/2013 - 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...

Five amazing non-dietary uses for coconut oil

9/9/2013 - Coconut oil, which is derived from the meat of matured coconuts, is possibly the healthiest oil in the world. Rich in good saturated fats and important minerals, the regular consumption of coconut oil has been linked to reduced cholesterol, boosting of the immune system, weight loss, superior digestion...

Coconut - The anti-aging skin treatment miracle

9/7/2013 - 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. Recently, coconut oil has demonstrated enormous...

Coconut oil halts tooth decay by attacking the bacteria that cause it

8/29/2013 - If health authorities are going to remain insistent upon lacing the water supply with additives to thwart tooth decay, then they really should be using all-natural coconut oil rather than fluoride chemicals, based on the findings of a new study. Researchers from the Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT)...

The healing power of coconut kefir

8/22/2013 - There was nothing sexy about probiotic beverages until the last few years during which kombucha has risen up and claimed to be the king of all 'probiotic pops'. The kombucha craze has created a new awareness for fermented drinks, but the title for the most healing and beneficial probiotic beverage could...

Coconuts are the 'wonder food' with a multitude of uses

7/27/2013 - Coconuts are scientifically known as Cocos nucifera and they get the coco part of their name from Spanish explorers that thought they resembled monkey faces. The Coconut is extremely nutritious and on some islands it's actually the biggest part of people's diets. Its content is quite rich in fiber...

Eight great ways to enjoy coconut and coconut oil

7/19/2013 - The whole issue of saturated fat dangers is falling apart gradually, although there are still many diet and medical experts still inside its crumbling edifice. The fact is unprocessed saturated fats are necessary for good health. Our brain cells and nervous system's myelin sheath to transmit nerve...

Organic coconut oil: A superfood with amazing health benefits

6/22/2013 - Pound for pound, coconut oil is one of the single most nutritious superfoods you can put in your body. It has a vast array of incredible health benefits and is something recommended to almost everyone I talk to on a regular basis. People are always asking me, Chris "What can I eat to be healthier"?...

Why coconut oil is the best vegetable oil

5/30/2013 - Health is wealth. Additionally, having a healthy body can make people have fewer worries and be happy in life. If you are somebody who thinks the same way, you should beware of cooking oils with canola, sunflower, safflower, soy, or corn as a base. Don't believe it when people say that these cooking...

Coconut oil ketogenic cleanse for cancer

5/24/2013 - Growing evidence is reporting that cancer is a metabolic disease characterized by cellular mitochondrial respiratory insufficiency. Cancer cells can only survive and thrive off of glucose and amino acid fermentation. A ketogenic cleanse has been proposed as a means of starving off cancer cell development....

Can coconut oil help Alzheimer's patients?

4/23/2013 - Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative brain condition that comes with a multibillion-dollar per year cost to the American public, and its takeover doesn't seem to be slowing down. It is estimated that in 2013 alone, Alzheimer's disease will cost Americans more than $200 billion. With its prevalence...

Just one dose of coconut oil can tremendously boost brain function and cognitive performance

4/6/2013 - It's amazing how coconut oil has recently been acknowledged for the healthy oil that it is after having been vilified for decades as a heart attack oil. Now it's been discovered to boost even brain health. Defaming coconut oil saturated fat was part of the 1950s creation of low and no fat foods,...

Five powerful ways coconut oil boosts brain function and protects against disease

3/10/2013 - For thousands of years, the human race has benefited significantly from the consumption of fresh coconut and its many derivatives. Coconut water, coconut flesh, and coconut oil all possess unique nutritional profiles that make them superior healing foods. And coconut oil in particular has gained considerable...

Coconut oil can stop dementia and Alzheimer's disease

3/7/2013 - You can prevent (and reverse) dementia, Alzheimer's disease, ALS, multiple sclerosis, plus many other neurodegenerative disorders by eating coconut-related foods. This is not just a "health nut" making these claims - it's all backed by scientific research and touted by many natural healthcare professionals...

Seven of the best raw foods to add to your diet now

2/27/2013 - The health benefits of eating certain foods raw are numerous, as raw foods are essentially living foods that contain live enzymes, undamaged nutrients, and alkaline-forming compounds that help nourish and cleanse the body. And you do not necessarily have to take the leap to a completely raw diet to...

Why coconut oil stands out as today's most amazing superfood

2/17/2013 2:20:54 PM - Coconut oil, from the research I have done, is by far the best of the best. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, weight loss, increased immunity, proper digestion and metabolism, relief from...

Health Ranger recipe for gluten-free, organic blueberry coconut superfood muffins

12/3/2012 - One of the top requests we receive here at Natural News is superfood recipes. People want to know: How can I use organic, non-GMO ingredients to make delicious, affordable superfood meals and treats? To help answer that question, we went into the Natural News kitchen and developed an incredibly delicious...

We've got Cocoa Mojo - a 'hot chocolate' mix with low-glycemic coconut sugar and medicinal mushrooms

10/11/2012 - Winter is approaching in the Northern hemisphere, and the medical establishment is already pushing flu shot vaccines. They never push anything that boosts the immune system, of course. It's always about pushing things that compromise your health: pharmaceuticals, radiation, vaccines and fluoride. In...

Coconut oil zaps bacteria that causes tooth decay

9/6/2012 - After decades of warning the public to stay away from supposedly artery-clogging coconut oil, mainstream science has recently produced studies showing that not only does coconut oil appear to be heart friendly, it also has a host of other health benefits. The latest research now reveals consuming coconut...

Tame high blood pressure with these natural remedies

9/5/2012 - Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious health problem which impacts nearly 30% of the American population. Its prevalence is growing as is it's cost, and people who suffer from this condition are also likely to experience heart attacks and strokes as well as kidney damage, loss of vision,...

Fifty food items to stockpile now: Health Ranger releases preparedness foods shopping list

8/22/2012 - With food prices skyrocketing and food supplies looking increasingly questionable for 2013, you'll be happy to know I've selected and assembled a list of recommended storable foods from a trusted discount source. All the foods listed below have a great shelf life, from two years to a decade. In this...

Cooking oils 101 - Choosing the best oils for your health

8/18/2012 - Contrary to popular belief, not all fat is bad for your health. Many fats, in fact, actually promote healthy weight maintenance and a well-functioning cardiovascular and nervous system, among many other benefits. But with so much misinformation out there about the nature of fats and oils, it can be...

Why virgin coconut oil is superior to highly refined, processed coconut oil

7/23/2012 - Many people in the natural health community have been well aware of the health benefits of coconut oil and other coconut products for decades. More recently, "clean eaters" and people following an ancestral diet have been replacing canola oil and other cooking oils with coconut oil. Unfortunately, some...

Premium coconut oil now available at huge discounts for NaturalNews readers

6/18/2012 - Coconut oil is one of the most widely-applicable superfoods available today. Taken internally, its nutritional profile of healthy fatty acids is truly astounding. Promising research has already been completed and published concerning coconut oil's ability to help protect cognitive function and even...

Coconut Oil - Here's what you need to know about this amazing rejuvenation and healing oil

6/12/2012 9:57:54 PM - Coconut oil is a popular nutritional oil derived from the meat of matured coconuts. Coconut has long been a primary source of food throughout the tropics. Its various industrial and cosmetic applications have made it a very viable commodity. Coconut oil is heat stable, making it suitable for cooking...

More than 101 reasons to use coconut as a home remedy to improve your health naturally

5/31/2012 - Coconuts are a versatile superfood providing nutrition, health benefits, and amazing medicinal properties all wrapped in one delicious package. Coconuts are totally natural, easily available and affordable; and every part of the fruit is useful. Green coconut water uses:--Natural, healthy source...

Natural ways to get rid of wrinkles

3/21/2012 - Most people think that once you have wrinkles you're stuck with them, but there's actually quite a bit you can do about them. Of course, nutrition and being clean internally are key parts of the equation and it's not uncommon to find that with tons of juicing, eating lots of uncooked foods from nature...

Forget sports drinks: Coconut water is the perfect fluid to replenish your body's electrolyte balance after heavy exercise

3/6/2012 - In most cases, the best way to restore your body's fluids and electrolytes after exercise is simply with water and food, particularly fruit. In cases of severe exertion or illness, however, a quick electrolyte boost may be necessary. For those reluctant to consume sports drinks with all their added...

Coconut oil may be able to reverse the progression of Alzheimer's disease

2/23/2012 - Reliable conclusions about the causes of Alzheimer's disease remain elusive, and effective drugs to treat the disease remain equally scarce. An actual pharmaceutical cure seems as close to becoming reality as a cure for cancer (i.e. nowhere in sight). Yet a Florida doctor was actually able to reverse...

Coconut water shown to significantly reduce high blood pressure

11/11/2011 - While doctors may be quick to write a prescription for blood pressure medication if your numbers are a little high, research shows coconut water is a highly effective natural remedy for lowering blood pressure in patients with hypertension. A study published in the West Indian Medical Journal looked...

Denmark taxes avocados, butter, eggs, nuts, chocolate and coconut oil

10/13/2011 - Citizens of Denmark who don't count saturated fat grams can count on an increase in their grocery bill this fall. In early October, Denmark officials placed a tax on foods which contain saturated fat. The new tax charges the equivalent of $1.29 per pound on all foods which contain 2.3 percent or more...

Food Miracles on the next NaturalNews Talk Hour

9/29/2011 - Nearly one third of the world's population depends on this food item to some degree for nourishment and financial stability. The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Food Miracles - Coconut Oil and Cancer News with our special guest Dr. Bruce Fife. This is NOT your typical food show. "What you do and how...

Try natural delicious coconut products and recipes

9/17/2011 - Many people are wheat intolerant or simply prefer alternatives to wheat flour, such as rice flour or rye flour. Coconut flour provides an excellent alternative to wheat flour for baking and cooking. In addition, other products of the coconut such as oil and milk help to reduce weight, help with first-aid...

Doctors claim super model could be killing herself with coconut oil

9/10/2011 - Super models aren't exactly known for their healthy habits. But while some may resort to street drugs or diet pills to stay thin, other models know that if their body is going to keep working for them, they need to invest in their health. Miranda Kerr attributes her sexy curves and luminous skin to...

Coconut Water is wrongfully attacked

7/27/2011 - A food lovers' website claims that coconut water is bad for you. On the face of it the argument could stand up but in reality it is fundamentally wrong. What is annoying about their argument is that they are holding up a distortion of the facts and presenting them as the gospel truth. Coconut water,...

The top 20 foods for reversing type-2 diabetes

7/11/2011 - The CDC has estimated that by 2050, as much of thirty percent of the American population could suffer with diabetes. New studies show that diabetics, in addition to coping with the effects of their disease, also have nearly double the risk of cancer compared to the rest of the population. Although...

Coconut sugar quickly replacing agave nectar as natural sweetener of choice

6/29/2011 - Over the last two years, we've witnessed a mass exodus away from agave nectar and a search for more natural sweeteners that are both low on the glycemic index and high in nutrient density. Several candidates have emerged, but my all-out favorite has become coconut sugar, which is really more like a...

Coconut Oil for Alzheimer's

6/17/2011 - My world is full of coconuts, including coconut oil and coconut milk. That's not unusual because I live on Maui. But I'm happily seeing coconut oil all over the internet as the treatment for dozens of conditions and possibly hundreds of symptoms. My first clue as to the wonders of coconut oil came...

Global food inflation hits hemp seed, coconut oil and other superfoods: Here's why it's happening

5/23/2011 - Food inflation is hitting the superfood industry right where it hurts -- in the wallet. Thanks to several factors you'll read about here, prices on hemp seeds, hemp oils, coconut oil and other superfoods are set to skyrocket beginning in just a few days. One of the largest superfood suppliers in the...

Water from the Tree of Life - Enjoy the health benefits of coconut water

2/26/2011 - For a person who doesn`t live in the tropics, the coconut palm may just be a symbol of an island vacation. But for those who live in tropical countries such as in Indonesia or the Philippines, the coconut palm is a tree that has a lot to offer. One of its most prized products is coconut water, the liquid...

Use the nectar from the Tree of Life as a sugar replacement

2/25/2011 - It is said there are 101 uses for the coconut tree. The leaves of the coconut tree are used for wood thatching and clothing. The wood of the trunk is excellent for its strength and notable for its straight form, which is good for furniture construction. The roots are used as medicine and to create beverages....

Use coconut oil to fight colds this season

2/19/2011 - Coconut oil has been used by many people in all parts of the world to alleviate symptoms of the common cold. Coconut oil originally had a bad reputation because it is a mostly saturated fat, but today it is gaining the popularity it deserves for being a truly nutritious food. This cold season might...

Make sure you consume enough of this super food

1/13/2011 - Coconut oil is one of nature's most powerful forms of nutrition. Mothers' milk is considered the most perfect food on the planet for human consumption do to its ideal nutritional content and immune boosting compounds. The closest match in nature to mothers' milk is found within the coconut. This tropical...

Coconut boosts brain function

1/11/2011 - The human brain needs a continual supply of fuel. When this continual supply is interrupted brain cells begin to die. In the short-term, this can cause symptoms such as headaches, brain fog, & tiredness. Long-term exposure to environments that deplete sources of brain fuel from effectively getting into...

Is coconut oil the secret cure for Alzheimer's disease?

1/5/2011 - A doctor says that taking just four teaspoons of coconut oil per day reversed her husband's dementia. Mary Newport is the medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit of Spring Hill Regional Hospital in Florida. In 2003, her husband Steve began showing symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. "The...

Coconut Oil is More Efficacious for Alzheimer's than All Big Pharma has to Offer

11/12/2010 - A doctor`s husband made a remarkable reversal of his serious Alzheimer`s problem by ingesting coconut oil daily. Dr. Mary Newport had her husband Steve get off the pharmaceutical Alzheimer`s drugs as his condition just kept worsening with them, along with added negative side effects. Alzheimer`s...

Coconut Sugar: Enjoy the New Star Among Low Glycemic Sweeteners

10/21/2010 - Coconut sugar emerges as an environmental and nutritional champion of low glycemic sweeteners. This is promising news for those concerned with health issues such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, and gallstones. Coconut nectar is produced by slicing the bud off the flowering part of the...

Coconut nectar, coconut liquid aminos, coconut vinegar and coconut flour all come from coconut trees

10/20/2010 - I really find a lot of joy in bringing you some of the most unique and amazing natural food products from around the world, and this week I've got something so unusual and delightful that you'll be amazed it even exists. It turns out that coconut trees produce a lot more than just coconuts and coconut...

Coconut Flour Power Brings a Nutritious Gluten-Free Way to Bake

10/8/2010 - For people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or digestive problems, making the switch to gluten-free foods is crucial to achieve lasting health. The trouble is it`s rarely easy. Once you start banning wheat and other gluten grains from your diet, suddenly they seem to be everywhere! But you don`t...

Coconut Recipes: Enjoy the Milk and Oil of the Coconut

10/6/2010 - The health benefits of coconuts are well documented. Delicious sliced open on the spot for a refreshing drink and satisfying snack, coconuts are also dried for use in a variety of meals and dishes. Coconut oil is an excellent and healthy ingredient in shakes and smoothies. Try some of these international...

Discover the Superfood Power of Coconut

9/25/2010 - Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered 'super-foods.' Mothers' milk is considered the most perfect food on the planet for human consumption do to its ideal nutritional content and immune boosting compounds. The closest match...

Lemon Coconut Pound Cake: One Hour Leads to Taste Bud Bliss

9/4/2010 - You are trying to eat better. You have cut out processed foods, sugar, and grains. You are determined to stick with your diet this time, but that craving for just a little cake won't go away no matter how many delicious salads you make (and enjoy!). Here is a recipe that can save you on those days when...

Know the Smoke Point for Macadamia, Walnut, Coconut and Olive Oil

7/15/2010 - Selecting which cooking oil to use can be confusing, especially as there is such a variety available in grocery stores these days. Knowing what oil to use for a cooking project such as baking or frying and trying to use the best oil for health can add to the confusion. Understanding at what temperature...

Make Your Own Natural Fluoride-Free Toothpaste

7/6/2010 - If you're sick of fluoride based toothpaste, who can blame you? Fluoride is widely touted to protect our teeth, but it's actually a poisonous chemical that causes cancer, damages our nervous system, and even creates weak teeth and bones. Fluoride is common in rat poison and the Nazis used to put it...

Coconut Oil Brings Natural Deep Hair Conditioning

7/2/2010 - If you're looking for a deep hair conditioner that's chemical free, look no further than virgin coconut oil. Coconut oil is one of the best hair conditioners around and if it's virgin and organic, it's chemical free. Coconut oil can literally bring softness back to your hair - and part of its power...

Raw Organic Virgin Coconut Oil has a hundred uses for health and home

6/22/2010 - People who really know about health know about virgin coconut oil. It's the oil of choice for health-conscious people, and it's used in everything from smoothies (delicious!) to personal care products. You can use coconut oil both inside and outside your body. It's even useful for cooking because...

Enjoy Dairy Free Creamy Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

6/9/2010 - When it comes to creamy soups with rich and thick broths, the recipes often call for dairy products such as heavy cream, milk or butter. Well, if you are a vegan and are hankering for a creamy, rich soup, this may be just the recipe you're looking for. It's a creamy tomato soup that is both hearty and...

Azukar Organics' amazing organic coconut sugar

5/31/2010 - The coconut is a highly versatile food that is loaded with an array of diverse nutrients that result in amazing health benefits. Coconut milk, cream, oil and flour are some of the most common coconut superfoods available on the market. But did you know that a healthy, superior form of sugar can also...

Coconut Water: Nature Provides Its Own Sports Drink

4/15/2010 - Coconut water has been a staple for tropical regions around the world for centuries. Recently it has been grabbing the attention of athletes, sports enthusiasts, and health-conscious individuals as a natural and healthy alternative to sports drinks. Not to be confused with thick, white coconut milk...

Coconut Oil Provides a Solution to the Spread of MRSA

2/11/2010 - MRSA is often described as a contagious, potentially lethal bacterial infection that's difficult to eliminate because it's resistant to antibiotics. But the problem is that doctors are trying to use antibiotics to fight the disease - and antibiotics are immune destroying drugs that pathogens are known...

Blend Coconut Nutrition into Your Smoothies

1/11/2010 - As cow's milk becomes more and more processed throughout the years, many people find that they are lactose-intolerant or allergic to milk. Coconut milk is a nutritious and delicious substitute for cow's milk. Complementing the flavors of pineapple, peach, mango, or Acidophilous-enriched yogurt, coconut...

Health and the Holidays: Follow These Easy Tips

12/1/2009 - The holidays are the notorious time of year for indulging and eating far too much junk, sugared and processed foods. It starts with Halloween and often continues through the New Year. Yet, many people disconnect these annual eating habits with the fact that many people are sick and depressed during...

Delicious and Healthy: Try Hemp Protein and Coconut Oil Shake Recipe

11/30/2009 - This shake is a delicious addition to a healthy diet and also makes for an excellent source of protein for those looking to shed a few points. Both hemp and coconut provide some of the most essential nutrients on the planet. Researchers are now saying that these two foods may be the answer to the world`s...

Three Reasons Coconut Oil can Help You Lose Weight

10/12/2009 - Sorting through fact and fiction when it comes to weight loss is a tough order, especially when fad diets spring to life and wither away all in the same season. Many claims have been made about coconut oil and weight loss, but a number of whole food enthusiasts know this one is the real deal. And that's...

Learn About the Many Benefits of Lauric Acid in Coconut Oil

8/11/2009 - The benefits of coconut oil truly reach far and wide, but certain components of this tropical oil stand out for their valuable contribution to good health. Lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid found mainly in coconut oil, is one of these prized substances. Pure coconut oil contains about 50 percent...

Coconut Oil Can Promote Weight Loss by Increasing Metabolism Naturally

8/10/2009 - With all the dangers associated with thermogenic stimulants, it's no wonder a growing number of people shy away from them. This leaves us to wonder if there is a way to boost the metabolism naturally without resorting to popping pills full of chemicals and caffeine. The secret to a healthy metabolism...

Learn How Coconut Oil Can Benefit Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

7/25/2009 - The link between diabetes and sugar is so strong that it may sound strange to hear a healthy fat like coconut oil can have a profound effect on the disease. This amazing oil may in fact be the most vital key in managing the way sugar impacts your body. For diabetics and others with health problems related...

Coconut Oil is the Antiviral of Nature

7/15/2009 - In a time when strange viruses are making headlines around the world, perhaps it's time you knew about the most powerful natural antiviral around: coconut oil. The antiviral activity in coconut oil is unparalleled, even among the most resistant viruses, and the best part is, if it's virgin and organic,...

Study Reveals Coconut Oil Improves Cholesterol Profile and Waistline

7/3/2009 - A recent study reveals new evidence that could turn the tide in the ongoing debate about which fats are the healthier choice: saturated fats like coconut oil or polyunsaturated fats like soybean oil. Many natural food experts will tell you without question that coconut oil is one of the healthiest fats,...

Learn How to Detox with a Coconut Oil Cleanse

7/1/2009 - With fad detox methods around every corner, it's hard to know which one can provide a healthy cleanse without unpleasant side effects. A coconut oil detox is an excellent way to cleanse without using complicated formulas or living off nothing but water for days on end. Coconut oil is a powerful cleansing...

Twelve Creative Ways to Use Coconut Oil

6/12/2009 - In the past several years, coconut oil has become a sort of rising star in the world of health food. More and more homes have a jar of organic extra virgin coconut oil on their pantry shelf. But coconut oil is more than a healthy cooking alternative. There are endless ways to use coconut oil that extend...

Break Out the Coconut Oil: It is Good for You

2/24/2009 - If you could make one change in your current diet which would positively affect all other areas of your life, would you do it? If you knew that just three tablespoons of a saturated fat would positively benefit your current health condition, would you take those three tablespoons of medicine? The...

Three Reasons to Love Coconut Oil

1/27/2009 - If you can manage to buy truly raw, unheated, unprocessed coconut oil, you will love it as if it were your own child. Granted, yes, that may be a slight exaggeration, but for a raw foodist, or somebody that likes to eat and live as naturally and healthily as possible, coconut oil is a must-have. Here...

Switching to Coconut Oil can Prevent Diabetes

1/22/2009 - Coconut oil is an ancient super food that has been an essential component to many of the earth's healthiest cultures. Cultures that have consumed high amounts of coconut oil generally have not suffered with diabetes, as well as many other diseases. Unfortunately, as many of these people abandon their...

Nature’s Candida Cure: Coconut Oil Solves Yeast Problems

12/30/2008 - Often mis-diagnosed and even dismissed, candida is culprit behind numerous health problems. The symptoms associated with candida include fatigue, poor memory, mood swings, chronic coughs, frequent sinus infections, reoccurring fungal infections, blurred vision, sugar cravings and abdominal pain, to...

Coconut Oil: A Natural Remedy for Pneumonia

12/9/2008 - An encouraging new study shows that coconut oil can offer pneumonia patients a faster and more complete recovery. The results of the study were presented in Philadelphia at a meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians on October 29, 2008 by Gilda Sapphire Erguiza, M.D. of the Philippine Children’s...

Rawvolution: Part III, Begin Your Own Raw-Volution with these Must-Haves

11/17/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Matt Amsdam shares on raw food presentations, ingredients, combinations and must haves. Renegade Water Secrets with Matt Amsdam, the CEO of Rawvolution and...

The Best Natural Skin Cream on the Planet

10/8/2008 - Nature provides everything that we need. Most people now recognize that there is absolutely nothing that man can do to our food without ruining it. The best food on the planet is that which has grown naturally for thousands of years. The very same goes for what we put onto our skin. Coconut oil is...

Nutritional Authority David Wolfe Shares Important Diet Information

7/28/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Fountain of Youth Summit, which can be found at (http://fountainofyouthworldsummit.com) . In this excerpt, David Wolfe shares the experiences that led him to be a health educator and tips on metabolism. The Fountain of Youth World Summit with David...

The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil and Coconut Butter

7/3/2008 - Research indicates, animal fats have long chain saturated fat, while coconut oil contains healthy, healing, medium chain triglycerides (MCTs). This saturated fat is considered a rare and important building block of every cell in the human body, and can actually reduce cholesterol and heart disease. This...

The Unforeseen Dangers of Coconut Oil Tanning Lotion (humor)

5/9/2008 - I have learned in recent years that suntan oils and lotions may contain dangerous chemicals, like so many things in life do these days. I can also tell you from experience that sometimes even natural ingredients can have unforeseen consequences. Such as the coconut oil in the sun tanning lotion I used...

The Great Fat Debate - Why Virgin Coconut Oil Is Best

11/30/2007 - There is so much media hype from the mainstream media and leading health authorities, including the naturopathic community, suggesting the many ill effects of consuming Trans Fatty Acids (TFA’s) that the topic of the Great Fat Debate deserves a closer look for the sake of our heath and understanding. Whilst...

Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil Highest In Antioxidants Tests Reveal (press release)

10/16/2006 - Professor Vermont P. Dia of the University of the Philippines Los Banos recently conducted several tests on samples of Virgin Coconut Oil produced by Mt. Banahaw Health Products Corporation in the Philippines for phenolic acid content. Professor Dia and his students found that the level of phenolic...

Interview: unrefined coconut oil from Quality First International

6/7/2005 - Steve: I'm speaking to Michael Goodry. He is a national distributor for Quality First International. Is coconut oil your product? Goodry: Yes, we focus on high-quality products, but this is our premium product. It's called Virgin Oil de Coco Crème. It's a trade name given to this specific coconut...

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