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Coconut Oil for Mothers and Babies

Coconut Oil for Mothers and Babies

The unique composition of human breast milk fat includes fatty acids (lauric acid and capric acid), which have potent antimicrobial properties. These fatty acids offer the nursing infant protection from viruses such as herpes and HIV, protozoa such as giardia lamblia,... read more
Coconut Oil: A natural Remedy for Pneumonia

Coconut Oil: A natural Remedy for Pneumonia

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... read more
How to Detox with a Coconut Oil Cleanse

How to Detox with a Coconut Oil Cleanse

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... read more
Superfood Oil?

Superfood Oil?

Coconut oil has been used for millennia for hair and skin care, stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, weight loss, increased immunity, and proper digestion and metabolism. It can assist with kidney and heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV and... read more
Iodine Value of Cooking Oils

Iodine Value of Cooking Oils

A reader asked, I often see the iodine value mentioned when describing the properties of oil, including coconut oil. What does this mean? Most people don’t understand this term and mistakenly believe it represents the iodine content of the oil. It has nothing to do... read more
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