benefits of coconut oil

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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Benefits of a High Fat Diet and Alzheimer’s

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Reasearch is constantly being done on Alzheimer’s disease, what causes it and how/if we can cure it. This is something that touches close to my family so I’m always intrigued by new information that is found. The Science Times recently published an article indicting corrulation between a high fat diet and slowing down the effects of “common” diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons and Premature Aging disorder, also known as Cockayne syndrome. “A diet high in fat also seems to postpone the aging of the brain. The findings, therefore, potentially imply that patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease in the long term […]

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