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Eating Coconut Oil may Improve Breast Milk – Here’s How
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Looking for ways to boost breast milk quality so that your baby can enjoy optimal nutrition? Simply eating coconut oil will may make an already-amazing natural immune-booster even better for your baby. There are thousands of studies which prove breastmilk will help to boost your baby’s immune system. Even the World Health Organization admits that “if every child was breastfed within an hour of birth, given only breast milk for their first six months of life, and continued breastfeeding up [...]
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Here’s What Will Happen If You Drink Coconut Water For 7 Days
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Coconut water is the newest health food craze sweeping the nation, and for good reason! Both coconut water and coconut oil offer some incredible benefits. So what happens when you drink coconut water every day for a week? 1. Your immune system will be stronger. Coconut water helps strengthen your immune system and remove bacteria that can cause infections, gum disease, and viruses that cause the cold. Some purport it to be good at clearing Gonorrhea from the system as well, but if you suspect yo [...]
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3 Ways To Make Coconut Milk (without cracking a coconut)
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If you’ve ever picked up a box of coconut milk from the store and read the ingredients, it probably looked something like this:  water, coconut cream, cane sugar, tricalcium phosphate, carrageenan, guar gum, coconut water concentrate, natural flavors… The list of ingredients in … Continued The post 3 Ways To Make Coconut Milk (without cracking a coconut) appeared first on Food Babe. [...]
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Cactus Water Versus Coconut Water: What You Need to Know
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Empty calories are a healthy person’s nemesis. With so many tasty and nutritious beverages in the world, why would anyone want to waste calories (and money) on sugary, health-compromising sodas when there are so many alternatives? Coconut water has been trending for years now, but there’s a new healthy beverage on the rise: cactus water. Just like coconut water, cactus water made from prickly pear cactus has multiple health benefits: It’s loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, an [...]
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26 Things You Could Do With Coconut Oil
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(NaturalNews) We were told saturated fats were bad for us, that they clogged the arteries. Well, new studies have shown that was a myth; coconut oil is good for your health. Common sense should have told us this a long time ago. After all, societies that eat a lot of coconut are populated... [...]
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Coconut Creamsicle Berry Pops
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Growing up, I would eat orange creamsicles like they were going out of style in the summertime. Of course, my parents, nor I knew how bad they really were for you. Just take a look at the ingredients: Orange Creamsicle: … Continued The post Coconut Creamsicle Berry Pops appeared first on Food Babe. [...]
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Raw Coconut Macaroons (Only 5 Ingredients!)
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If you know me, you know I love my sweets. I don’t think I could ever give up having something a little sweet every day. The way I used to satisfy my sweet cravings before I stopped eating conventional processed … Continued The post Raw Coconut Macaroons (Only 5 Ingredients!) appeared first on Food Babe. [...]
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Forget Crest and Colgate – Use Coconut Oil Toothpaste!
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Did you know that if you are brushing your teeth everyday with most name-brand toothpastes, that you are exposing your body to several unwanted toxins? It’s time to ditch the sodium fluoride, triclosan, FD&C Blue Dye #1 and 2, sodium lauryl sulfate, and hydrated silica and use coconut oil toothpaste instead – here is why: Reasons to Choose Coconut Oil Toothpaste Mainstream toothpastes contains sodium fluoride, an added ingredient that is also used as rat poison. Replacing your toothpa [...]
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Study: Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil Decreased Plaque and Gingivitis
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  by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor A new study published in the Nigeria Medical Journal looked at the effect of “oil pulling” with coconut oil on plaque formation and plaque induced gingivitis. The study was conducted in the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kannur Dental College, in Kerala, India. Oil pulling is a technique that has become popular where one takes a spoonful of coconut oil and swishes it around in their mouth (without swallowing) [...]
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Coconut flour:  What is it and how to best use it
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(NaturalNews) Coconut has been traditionally cultivated for its raw coconut meat, oil, milk, water and most recently for its flour. The Philippines is now the largest coconut producing country and was the first to produce flour as a byproduct from its production of coconut milk (1... [...]
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Golden Milk Recipe with Turmeric and Virgin Coconut Oil
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Image by Lynelle Frazier Drinking Golden Milk Every Day Could Keep the Doctor Away by Lynelle Frazier Health Impact News Recently, I have been enjoying a hot cup of Golden Milk instead of my coffee, and that’s saying a lot for this coffee addict!  Who wouldn’t enjoy something that’s delicious, creamy and satisfying, and also so good for you? Golden Milk is an ancient Ayurvedic drink made using turmeric and milk – and it’s one of the best ways I know to incorporate turmeric into one’ [...]
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Woman’s Epileptic Seizures Stop After Adding Coconut Oil to Diet
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Creamy Coconut Cinnamon Smoothie. Recipe here. Received by email to Health Impact News: by Laura I have temporal lobe epilepsy, and I had brain surgery at the  University of Chicago in 2007. The surgery helped, but it never controlled seizures. I have been on just about every seizure medications there are, including clinical trial medications. None of them have ever stopped my seizures. I finally grew weary of taking them, so I began yoga, meditation, and dietary changes. I’ve been putti [...]
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Study: Virgin Coconut Oil Effective Rewetting Agent for Dry Eyes
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by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor A new study out of Malaysia shows that virgin coconut oil may function better than commercial “artificial tears” products in rewetting dry eyes. The title of the study is A Pilot Study: The Efficacy of Virgin Coconut Oil as Ocular Rewetting Agent on Rabbit Eyes and was published in the journal Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, February, 2015. Some excerpts from the study: Dry eye is multifactorial disease of the tea [...]
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Making Corn Tortillas and Coconut Oil-Fried Chips
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by Shannon Stonger Health Impact News The most difficult part of making corn tortillas and chips from dried corn is the nixtamalizing and grinding phases, which was detailed in the previous article. Once the masa is prepared, corn tortillas and chips are only a few simple steps away. The following ingredients are needed for a single batch of 12-24 tortillas, depending on size: 2 cups dried corn 1 Tablespoon lime (calcium hydroxide) 1.5 teaspoons Himalayan salt Water, as needed Create masa usin [...]
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How To Season A Stainless Steel Pan with Coconut Oil To Create A Non Stick Surface
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By Halle Whole Lifestyle Nutrition I love cooking on stainless steel pans, but it took some practice and some tips and tricks to get the hang of using these wonderful pans.  In this video I showed you how to preheat your pan and then I added some coconut oil followed by adding my egg mixture and demonstrated how to cook your eggs in a stainless steel pan without having them stick all over the pan. Read the full article here.   <!--/* * The backup image section of this tag has bee [...]
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Cleaning Copper Pots with Coconut Oil
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Domestic Bliss: Home tips, DIY, decor and more By Aisli Madden Irish Independent Excerpts: Copper instantly responds to changes in temperature and this thermal conductivity ensures an even distribution of heat, so everything gets cooked consistently and evenly.  The downside is that copper requires more TLC than standard stainless steel.  This can be easily prevented by regularly using my very own copper cleaner: You will need: Table salt Plain flour Vinegar Lemon Rock salt Organic unrefined [...]
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How to Use Coconut Oil for Perfect Hair and Skin
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In India, hair is traditionally seen as a sign of strength and beauty, which is why many people of the Sikh faith leave at least part of their hair uncut. However, unlike in the West, the hair and scalp are oiled first before washing in India. This simple, inexpensive treatment just involves massaging 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil (it can be diluted) into the scalp and through the hair, which is then left for an hour or even overnight. So why coconut oil? There are several other oils recommende [...]
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Coconut Oil Effective in Treating Aluminum Phosphide Poisoning
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by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News A new study published in the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine shows coconut oil can be an effective “supportive measure” in treating aluminum phosphide poisoning. Aluminum phosphide poisoning is described in the study’s abstract: Aluminum phosphide (ALP) poisoning is one of the major causes of suicidal deaths. Toxicity by ALP is caused by the liberation of phosphine gas, which rapidly causes cell hypoxia due to inhibition of oxidat [...]
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A Warm Weather Coconut Oil Deodorant Recipe that Won’t Melt
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by Shannon Stonger Health Impact News There are a plethora of reasons to avoid commercial deodorants. With aluminum, toxic chemical fragrances, and parabens; they are a perfect storm. On top of that, the underarms are a very sensitive area to apply toxins to with lymph nodes nearby. In order to keep this area, and the rest of the body, free from such toxins, it’s a good idea to make your own deodorant. These won’t stop you from sweating, but they can aid in keeping odors to a minimum. This i [...]
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Is Starbucks’ Newly Offered Coconut Milk ‘Fake’?
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If you don’t mind paying an extra 60 cents for a non-dairy alternative, Starbucks is now offering coconut milk as an additive for your daily coffee habit. But this coconut milk may not be so pure. The mega-chain is hoping that the ‘certified vegan’ coconut milk they offer will please clients who have dairy intolerances, and can’t consume soy. A Starbucks press release says that demand for coconut milk is through the roof. In an online survey offered on their site, adding coconut milk gen [...]
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Coconut Oil and Exercise Improves High Blood Pressure
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Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor A new study published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism found that coconut oil supplementation and physical exercise improved high blood pressure and oxidative stress in hypertensive rats. The rats were supplemented with virgin coconut oil and subject to a swimming protocol for 4 weeks. The researchers found that coconut oil combined with exercise training reduced body weight, reduced blood pressure in hypertensive rats, im [...]
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Coconut Oil and Exercise Improves High Blood Pressure
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Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor A new study published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism found that coconut oil supplementation and physical exercise improved high blood pressure and oxidative stress in hypertensive rats. The rats were supplemented with virgin coconut oil and subject to a swimming protocol for 4 weeks. The researchers found that coconut oil combined with exercise training reduced body weight, reduced blood pressure in hypertensive rats, im [...]
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Coconut Oil for Ebola Victims in Liberia Africa
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Making traditional coconut oil in Liberia. by Brian Shilhavy HelpingTraditions.org Helping Traditions helped a Liberian ministry start a native coconut oil distribution program to families in Liberia who have been affected by the Ebola crisis in late 2014. Coconut palm trees are native to the coastal areas of Liberia, so Mission Bethel Ministries was able to visit coconut producing areas in Liberia in 2014 and contract with small-scale coconut oil producers to supply traditional coconut oil. Coc [...]
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How to Make Your Own Herbal Coconut Oil Salve
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Herb Infused Coconut Oil. Photo by Shannon Stonger. By Shannon Stonger Health Impact News No home-based herbal medicine cabinet is complete without an herbal salve. These salves can be used for a range of maladies including scratches, cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites, and more. Having a jar or container of this at the ready is a quick way to transfer the healing properties of dried herbs to your loved ones. At its most basic an herbal salve is a combination of dried herbs, a carrier oil, bees [...]
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Study: Virgin Coconut Oil More Effective than Drugs in Combating Stress and Depression
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Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor A new study conducted in Malaysia looked at the effects of consuming high-antioxidant virgin coconut oil on mental health. Published in the journal Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine and believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers evaluated the anti-stress and antioxidant effects of virgin coconut oil in mice with stress-induced injuries. The title of the study is “Antistress and antioxidant effects of virgin coconut oil in vivo. [...]
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Healthy Pumpkin Pie With Coconut Whipped Cream
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I love pumpkin pie! But I don’t love the traditional recipe that adds a ton of sugar and hormone-filled evaporated milk to the mix. My favorite part of this pumpkin pie recipe is the coconut milk! It adds a nice hint … ContinuedThe post Healthy Pumpkin Pie With Coconut Whipped Cream appeared first on Food Babe. [...]
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A Do-It-Yourself Cinnamon, Honey, Coconut Facial for Acne
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Cinnamon, Honey, and Coconut Facial. Photo by Sarah Shilhavy By Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Acne is an issue that plagues many people. This has led to countless specialized products being developed to combat the acne dilemma, many of which are more harmful than helpful. Since everyone’s skin reacts differently to so many different things, finding just the right product that is both healthy and helpful can get pricey and frustrating very quickly. Instead of wasting time and money searchin [...]
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9 Reasons To Keep Coconut Oil Readily Available In The Bathroom
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Why keep coconut oil in your bathroom? Oil Pulling Some believe that swishing coconut oil around in your mouth for 10-20 minutes is effective for removing bacteria from the mouth and cleansing the blood, though the jury is still out on the effectiveness. Carrier Oil If you’re feeling stressed, mixing a little essential oil into coconut oil and rubbing onto your skin can be soothing and relaxing. Shaving Cream Replacement Shaving legs, face, pits, or naughty bits, coconut oil is great. It m [...]
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