Palm Oil versus Coconut Oil
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Palm Oil versus Coconut Oil I often see coconut oil being sold in the store right next to palm oil. What is the difference between these two oils? In some ways coconut and palm oils are very similar. They are unique in that they are vegetable oils that contain a high percentage of saturated fat. Because of this they are highly resistant to oxidation and make excellent cooking oils. Because … Read More

Olive Leaves and Olive Oil – Olive leaf extract prevents colds and flus
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Olive leaf extract prevents colds and flus (Natural News) The use of olive oil and olive leaves has been renowned for nutrition and health benefits for thousands of years. Olive leaf extract was traditionally used throughout the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions to treat wounds and infections. Olive leaf extract is one of the best ways to destroy dangerous pathogenic microbes and improve our microorganism count. This has been shown … Read More

Introduction to the Coconut Oil Pulling Method:
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Introduction to the Coconut Oil Pulling Method: Modern naturopathic practitioners are joining with ancient Ayurvedic health practitioners in an understanding of just how powerful a detoxification and healing tool oil pulling really is. Although coconut oil is not the only oil that can be used to oil pull (others include sesame, sunflower and olive), we love its long list of health-promoting properties (for both oil pulling and/or coconut oil ingestion), … Read More

Canola oil: The #1 hidden health ‘danger’ at the prepared food bar
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Canola oil: The #1 hidden health ‘danger’ at the prepared food bar NaturalNews) Step right up to your favorite food bar, whether at Whole Foods, Harris Teeter or Farm Fresh, and “get you some” potato salad, coleslaw, egg salad, pasta salad, chicken salad, tuna salad, baked goods, or just make your own salad with lots of salad “dressing” and you are most likely getting a few heaping tablespoons of rapeseed … Read More

THE PALM OIL SOLUTION: A HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE TO TRANS FATS
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THE PALM OIL SOLUTION: A HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE TO TRANS FATS Trans fats are out and now a controversy rages. With a new US federal law that requires all food labels to disclose the amount of trans fatty acids, everyone is becoming concerned about the amount of hydrogenated fat in their foods. This past December, New York City’s Board of Health approved an amendment to the Health Code to phase out … Read More

PALM TOCOTRIENOLS: A NEW SUPER ANTIOXIDANT
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PALM TOCOTRIENOLS: A NEW SUPER ANTIOXIDANT In recent years there has been a wealth of exciting research on a relatively little known class of nutrients called tocotrienols. Tocotrienols are a super potent form of vitamin E possessing up to 60 times the antioxidant power of ordinary vitamin E. Their effects are far beyond that of regular vitamin E. Research shows that tocotrienols lower cholesterol, keep blood thin and flowing freely, … Read More

The Four Unhealthy “Healthy Oils” You Should Never Consume!
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The Four Unhealthy “Healthy Oils” You Should Never Consume! Decades ago when food processing first began, it became regular practice to alter that which nature provided. Thus began the era of “frankenfoods.” Whole, nutritious natural foods that mostly came straight from the farm to the table were replaced by over-processed, refined and chemical laden, mass-produced convenience foods. And fats were no different. Over four decades healthy sources of fats were … Read More

Coconut Secrets for Amazing Health
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Coconut Secrets for Optimal Health The Tree of Life Coconut oil -Cocos nucifera   Cocos nucifera is the scientific name of the common coconut. Early Spanish explorers called it coco, which means “monkey face” because the three indentations (eyes) on the hairy nut resembles the head and face of a monkey. Nucifera means “nut-bearing.” This very tall palm tree is always an inviting symbol of the tropics. The plant is … Read More