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Coconut Oil

Only 1 TBSP of Coconut Oil Produces Powerful Health Changes, Study Confirms

Sayer Ji, GrePosted on November 16, 2015
A new study titled, “A coconut extra virgin oil-rich diet increases HDL cholesterol and decreases waist circumference and body mass in coronary artery disease patients,” holds great promisein those suffering from overweight, obesity, and heightened cardiovascular disease risk, and against which pharmaceutical approaches often fail.

Oil pulling can reduce gum disease, improve oral health and decrease risk of heart and pregnancy issues

By Lilley: (NaturalNews) Brushing your teeth and keeping your mouth clean aren't just about keeping your teeth white and your breath smelling super fresh. Although those things do matter and are a big reason many of us maintain our oral health, there is a lot more to it than that; your overall health is actually affected by how well you do -- or do not -- take care of your mouth.

What are the healthiest cooking oils?

By Ravensthrope: (NaturalNews) The average consumer today is spoiled for choice when it comes to cooking oils. Most stores (including health food stores) in the West tend to be packed with oils of various colors, tastes and origins, and it can be difficult to distinguish the healthy ones from the unhealthy ones.

Healthy high-fat diet protects the brain from aging

By Gutierrez: (NaturalNews) A diet high in healthy fats may actually slow the aging process, including stemming off the brain degeneration associated with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen and the Nationals Institute of Health, and published in the journal Cell Metabolism. The study was funded by the Nordea-fonden through the Center for Healthy Aging.

Four reasons to love coconut oil


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 to heart disease due to its significant saturated fat content.

Sheeple are asleep at the wheel of health


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 nutrition TV show or segment focuses on something interesting, and then leaves you off to wonder between poor choices. The advertisements tell the whole story. If you want to know whether you are being empowered or controlled by your choice of health news, just judge the advertisements. Are they nearly all about chemical drugs with insane side effects? Are they nearly all about genetically modified, processed, toxic food? Aren't they nearly all about products that contain toxic ingredients that your skin absorbs?

Coconut oil can help reduce belly fat, study finds


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.

Coconut Oil: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown


Not long ago, coconut oil was branded one of the most toxic fats of all. Nowadays, it’s a featured ingredient on spa cuisine menus and a popular seller at health food stores. But is coconut oil really deserving of its new, superfood status – and if so, why the change of heart?