With the rise of antibiotic resistant pathogens, researchers are turning their attention to natural products in hopes of finding cures outside of the patented pharmaceutical paradigm for fighting disease.
When we are eating healthy whole foods with the absence of highly refined carbohydrates, weight gain should not be a problem.
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.
Is coconut oil healthy - Dr. Axe
Is coconut oil healthy? You may feel more confused than ever on the subject, thanks to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) June 2017 report on saturated fats.
Marijuana plant and cannabis oil bottles with coconut oil isolated
by Paul Fassa
Health Impact News
Among medical marijuana proponents there has been a lot of discussion about the various ways of combining coconut oil and cannabis as an ideal carrier for combining cannabis’ external cannabinoids with the body’s internal cannabinoid system for healing.
Just as I thought mainstream medical, the American Medical Association, and the American Heart Association were starting to actually ‘get’ the fact that saturated fats do not cause heart disease and diabetes, and that sugar, processed carbohydrates, and vegetable oils do, they did an about face and the AHA (June, 2017) came out with this information:
Forty percent of women today are obese. Many believe obesity is a precursor to diabetes, which if not reversed will lead to further health complications, and even be life threatening.
However, a recent study looking at the effects of coconut oil on glycemia and inflammation demonstrated that obesity alone may not be the culprit.
White rice is far from a health food, the excessive consumption of which contributes to overweight, obesity and blood sugar disorders, but research indicates adding coconut oil while cooking it can dramatically alter its nutritional structure and function.
The way that a food will affect your blood sugar depends on a wide range of factors.
Is coconut oil a metabolism-boosting superfood or an artery-clogging threat to heart health?
That question has fueled a raging debate for many years, and it was reignited in mid-June when the American Heart Association (AHA) issued an advisory reiterating its longstanding recommendation to avoid saturated fats. Attention quickly focused on coconut oil, which has become trendy in natural health circles despite its high saturated fat content.
You may have seen the latest coconut oil news saying it's bad for you. We went past the headlines, and delved into actual studies.
Coconut oil. So hot right now.
But on the heels of the last week’s American Heart Association advisory warning against coconut oil, confusion is at an all-time high. Is it a superfood or a superfad? Is coconut oil the new snake oil? Is it overhyped like coconut water?