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How to Use Coconut and Almond Flour Together in Gluten Free Baking
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Homemade Almond Flour. Photo by Sarah Shilhavy. Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News As gluten free diets have gained in popularity, almond and coconut flours have become a trusty staple in many gluten free pantries. While coconut flour is the fiber from coconut meat after nearly all the oil has been extracted, almond “flour” is really just almonds ground up into a fine meal, and is also marketed under the name “almond meal”. Considering how mild, pleasant and versatile almond flour is in [...]
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10 DIY Sugar-Free Coconut Candies
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by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Having a plate or bowl of candies out for parties and holidays is a common sight to be seen, but no one needs to be putting those kinds of crazy amounts of processed ingredients into their bodies. The solution would be to make your own candies so you can control what goes into them and make the end result a good deal better for you. The recipes here are simply processed sugar-free, not sweetener free. The sweeteners used here are traditional sweeteners such a [...]
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USDA Dietary Guidelines Nutritionist Condemns Coconut Oil
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Alice H. Lichtenstein is the Vice Chairman for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee of the USDA. She says “it is best to avoid consuming coconut oil because it is relatively high in saturated fatty acids.” Image source NIH.gov. by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor How Coconut Oil Became Popular in the U.S. As the leading publisher of information on the health benefits of coconut oil for the past decade, I am amazed at how far coconut oil’s reputation has come i [...]
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How To Use Coconut Oil in Baked Goods
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  by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Aside from using coconut oil as a basic cooking oil for all different types of stovetop cooking methods, this oil is also suitable for baking. Coconut oil can be used in two main ways for baking: as a natural non-sticking agent, and as a baking fat (such as shortening, butter, and other oils). Coconut Oil As a Non-Stick Product Coconut oil can and should replace all of your non-stick cooking sprays. The reason being, cooking sprays are heavily laden wi [...]
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Coconut Oil Cooking Spray: Healthy or Toxic?
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by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News One of the most popular products available to the general consumer to combat the issue of baked and cooked food sticking to cooking surfaces is non-stick spray. A good reason to avoid these sprays is the fact that many of them are made with unhealthy oils and lecithins, generally derived from GMO crops such as soy or corn. But what about if they are made from a healthy oil, such as coconut oil? Unfortunately, these cooking sprays also contain heavily proces [...]
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Baking Gluten Free Cookies with Coconut Flour
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  by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Coconut flour is one of the trickiest, if not the trickiest, most finicky, temperamental, fickle gluten free flour to work with. However, when you get it right, coconut flour baked goods will be some of the best you’ve ever had, gluten free or otherwise. One of the hardest baked goods to convert to gluten free with coconut flour would be cookies. How do you do it? It’s either not the right texture, too crumbly, too dense, requires too many eggs or [...]
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Virgin Coconut Oil Beats Drugs in Treating Alzheimer’s
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by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Seniors Living in the U.S. Are Sicker Than Their Parents’ Generation Today’s senior citizens living in the United States are generally referred to as the “Baby Boomers.” They were born after WWII starting around 1946 through the first years of the 1960s. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in 2013 came to the conclusion that Baby Boomers are sicker than their parents’ generation, in spite of advances in medici [...]
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Baking Soda & Coconut Oil Cleanser for Problem Skin
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by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Using a facial cleanser as a part of your daily skin care ritual is one of the essential outward practices to maintaining clean, healthy skin. Many acne–fighting and exfoliating facial cleansers and masks contain little beads to help “polish” the skin by taking dead layers off, while a creamy and cleaning base should help moisturize and condition. Instead of shelling out money and being wasteful in the process of trial and error in trying to find a prod [...]
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Study: Virgin Coconut Oil Reduces Symptoms of Chemo – Improves Quality of Life for Breast Cancer Patients
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by Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor Once again, research into the health benefits of coconut oil is mainly being done outside of the U.S., primarily in coconut-producing countries. Here in the U.S., only pharmaceutical drugs can make health claims, by law. The FDA regulates all health claims, and only allows pharmaceutical companies that have gone through the lengthy and costly drug approval process to make such claims. No company in the U.S. would spend that kind of money on research fo [...]
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Using Coconut Oil in Cold Drinks
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Creamy Coconut Oil Cinnamon Smoothie   Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Cold drinks are a popular summer staple that coffeehouses and restaurants make a killing off of every year with their ridiculous prices. However, there is little need to buy them. Making most of these drinks at home is easy, not to mention with far more healthy potential when you control what goes into them. Adding coconut oil to your blended cold drinks is one way to get your daily dose of coconut oil without it being [...]
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Move Over Coconut Water, Make Room for a more Sustainable Drink
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Perhaps you’ve fallen in love with coconut water for all the health benefits that are touted, and the few celebrities that are known for guzzling it after a workout. Indeed, the health benefits of coconut water are far-ranging, but there just might be an even more nutritious drink that is even more sustainable thanks to the maple tree – maple water. The Problem with Coconut Water Coconut water has been called ‘too good to be true’ due to having less sugar than soda, being full o [...]
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Making Coconut Oil Tasteless in Cooking
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by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News With the saturated fat myth slowly dying out, coconut oil has quickly risen to be a popular and ideal cooking oil. Coconut oil has a bounty of health benefits and is easily customizable. This versatile nature makes it ideal for many different styles of cooking and dishes. However, not everyone is a fan of the flavor. Depending on the type of coconut oil you get, the flavor may vary from a strong coconut scent and sharp flavor, or a much more mild, and even ta [...]
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Users Testify to Coconut Oil “Miracles” on WebMD
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Brian Shilhavy Health Impact News Editor WebMD is the world’s most visited “health” website. They derive their advertising from the pharmaceutical industry, so they have a pro-Pharma slant, as one can expect. It is not typically the place you would go to find information regarding alternative treatments to FDA approved pharmaceutical drugs. If you are contemplating using prescription drugs, it is a great place to get information about the medical industry’s products. If, [...]
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Adding Coconut Oil into Your Fitness Routine
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by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Fitness junkies, take note: you need coconut oil. Coconut oil straight up, in your protein-rich meals, protein shakes, snacks, pre-workout, post-workout fuel – whatever you choose. Coconut oil can be adapted into your style of eating and seriously enhances the results of the style of fitness you’re into, be it body building, toning, endurance, or general weight and muscle management. So why add coconut oil into your fitness routine? Coconut oil is a r [...]
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Easy Homemade Coconut Oil Chocolate Recipes
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by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Coconut oil makes fantastic homemade chocolate. With just a few extra ingredients, coconut oil will morph into an impressively smooth, rich dark chocolate that won’t require a chocolate-making class to learn. The easiest coconut oil chocolates require no cooking and generally all the ingredients are blended together in one easy step. From there you can add nuts, fruit, flavor extracts, or keep it classic. This will yield a very smooth and crisp candy. Just [...]
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How to Use Coconut Oil in Your Skincare Routine
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DIY Skin & Beauty Care with Coconut Oil by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Coconut oil is often praised for its many health benefits and its versatility in cooking and baking. While these many benefits may have gotten you to commit to always keeping some coconut oil in your pantry, coconut oil has a big place outside of the kitchen as well. Coconut oil’s healing, antibacterial, and cleansing properties take on an entirely new personality when used topically, making it the ideal multipl [...]
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Dementia prevention: coconut oil continues succeeding; Big Pharma keeps failing
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(NaturalNews) 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... [...]
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Aloe vera and coconut oil: two superfoods shown to treat acne
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(NaturalNews) 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... [...]
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10 Different Ways to Eat Coconut Cream Concentrate
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  10 Different Ways to Eat Coconut Cream Concentrate (aka “Coconut Butter”) by Sarah Shilhavy Health Impact News Coconut Cream Concentrate, also known as “coconut butter” is a nut butter-like spread made from coconut. Like many nut butters, it often separates into two layers: solid, and oil. It may have to be mixed thoroughly before consuming. Even if the Coconut Cream Concentrate (for short: CCC) gets completely rock hard at colder temperatures, this is easily fixed by gently heati [...]
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Big Pharma Fails with Alzheimer’s While Coconut Oil Succeeds
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A few years ago, Dr. Mary Newport’s discovery of using coconut oil to reverse her husbands advanced Alzheimer’s disease made a big splash in the alternative health media. Some of this splash managed to wet a few pages of the mainstream media (MSM), and Dr. Newport wrote a book about her discovery for hubby’s turn-around called Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure?: The Story of Ketones. Meanwhile, others who were showing early signs of dementia or worse picked up [...]
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How To Buy The Healthiest Coconut Water And Avoid The Worst!
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I love coconut water! When I’m traveling in the tropics, there is nothing better than drinking water straight from a coconut. Mother nature designed the perfect vessel for a drink that is so refreshing, slightly sweet, and keeps you hydrated … ContinuedThe post How To Buy The Healthiest Coconut Water And Avoid The Worst! appeared first on Food Babe. [...]
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Getting Coconut Oil into Dog and Cat Food
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Coconut oil is well known for being rich in health benefits for people, but this product is also highly beneficial for dogs and cats as well, and for pretty much all of the same reasons it’s great for humans. Incorporating coconut oil into cats' and dogs’ lives both topically and internally will undoubtedly lead to dramatic improvements in their overall health. My 10-year-old German Shepherd was raised on coconut oil and a raw food diet and he is the marvel of veterinarians today. [...]
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Getting Coconut Oil into Your Daily Snacking
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Snacking is something nearly everyone does and likes to do. It’s fun, easy, and can give you that extra mood lift or energy boost you need in the middle of the day. Unfortunately, mindless snacking can also lead to a lot of unhealthy habits such as feeding a sugar addiction. The body often craves foods and drinks that will boost energy, and sugar is usually the most readily available source. Perhaps the best alternative you should be reaching for, instead of something loaded with processed s [...]
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Shed those unwanted pounds with all-natural coconut oil
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(NaturalNews) 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... [...]
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Coconut Mint Chip Shake
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I was a huge fan of milkshakes growing up (who wasn’t??). My all-time favorite ice cream flavor has always been mint chocolate chip, and today, it’s my son’s favorite as well. He never, ever gets anything different, it’s mint chip all.the.time. I thought of combining these two delicious childhood favorites into one leaner, greener dairy-free drink. There’s no artificial color here, the beautiful green color comes from healthy baby spinach. The flavor has the perfect amount of mint, an [...]
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How to Add Coconut Oil to Hot and Cold Drinks
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Getting more coconut oil into your regular meals and drinks can be a bit challenging to those new to the product, but it’s actually a lot easier than you’d think. Coconut oil can be used in anything from cooking, baking, frying, to drinks, both hot and cold. Learn how to add coconut oil to your hot and cold drinks. [...]
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Big Pharma want to “Protect” the Elderly from “Dangers” of Coconut Oil and Natural Supplements
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A new study is to be published written by a psychiatrist working for a VA hospital educating other psychiatrists on how to protect their patients against the dangerous side effects from coconut oil and other natural supplements. However, with no recorded deaths due to the side effects of coconut oil or other natural supplements in recent years, and with the medical community themselves admitting that over 100,000 people a year die from their prescription drugs, one has to wonder who is really be [...]
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Homemade Coconut Oil Deodorant Recipe with Essential Oils
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Deodorants can be among the most toxic skin care products on the market. Commercial deodorants often contain toxic ingredients such as aluminum and parabens. Parabens are found in 99 percent of breast cancer tissues, for example. You can make your own non-toxic deodorant with virgin coconut oil and essential oils with my recipe below. This recipe is designed to fill a wide-mouth glass jar, so that you can use your fingers to apply. Many commercial deodorants are "roll-ons," which means you are [...]
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