benefits of coconut oil

Complete Detox

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I hope everyone had a Happy New Year, but as my favorite Disney movie song goes “let’s get down to business”. Let’s start this year off on the right foot by detoxing. When using the word detox, more often than not it is associated with dieting but that is not the only meaning to it. We can use it for a mental or personal cleanse besides the health benefits that come from detoxing. When thinking about happiness and a sense of clarity we cannot solely rely on food. These feelings have more to do with the people that surround you […]

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Top Coconut Oil Uses for 2015

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Now that the year is coming to an end, I wanted to take a moment to recap our most viewed coconut oil uses for 2015. If you’re not familiar with this healthy fat then it’s definitely a must-try! Coconut oil is a plant based saturated fat, which is generally used as a replacement for butter or oil when cooking and baking. When using coconut oil in a recipe, you simply replace it in a 1:1 ratio. Example – ½ cup of butter would be substituted for ½ cup coconut oil. Coconut oil is also absorbed differently than butter or olive […]

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Coconut Oil Storage Tips

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Being around coconut oil for quite some time now, I have heard a lot of questions about this healthy fat. One of the most common questions that I have had during the summertime is “how do I store my coconut oil?” Here are a few facts about storing coconut oil that may come in handy! Is coconut oil is shelf-stable?  Coconut oil can be left out on the counter, kept in the pantry and even in your bathroom. Dab a bit of coconut oil on a cotton ball to help with makeup removal – I promise you’ll thank me. How […]

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