Why Coconut Oil?

  • So why are we so crazy about coconut oil? Sure, there's plenty of cooking oil options these days —
    olive oil, corn oil, soybean oil and many others —
    but we think virgin coconut oil is the best for its flavor, its health benefits, and about a million other reasons. Here you'll find the latest ways we see coconut oil changing the world.

Fighting Cold and Flu During Pregnancy

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It’s the first week of October; I’m pregnant, and already starting to get sick – UGH! I made it 34 weeks feeling completely healthy, but the start of cold and flu season apparently caught up with me real quick. In the past, I would go for an over the counter cold medication or take a trip to the doctors for antibiotics, but things aren’t so simple anymore.Unfortunately, when you’re pregnant, you’re so limited to only certain over the counter cold medications, which I’m personally still skeptical about taking. Instead of relying on medications, I went back to the old roots […]

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Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

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One of the main worries throughout my pregnancy has been the possibility of getting stretch marks. I know that this is something that comes with carrying a baby, but I have also been determined to lessen the chance as much as possible. According to WebMD, stretch marks occur when your body grows faster than your skin can keep up with, causing the elastic fibers under the surface of the skin to break.This can of course vary among women and the amount of weight that is gained and how quickly weight is put on during pregnancy. I have tried to keep […]

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Coconut Oil Hacks for College Students

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Being a college student can become extremely taxing on your wallet, especially if you’re in a program where you’re not able to work. I remember having to count every penny that I had when I was in college, making it difficult for me to spend extra cash on certain items or activities.In my last year of college, I discovered coconut oil and the MANY uses that one jar can provide. I can’t even tell you how much I fell in love with using coconut oil for just about everything and believe it or not, this solved some of my financial […]

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