coconut oil cold and flu

Top All-Natural Cold Remedies

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Cold and Flu season is slowly creeping upon us, which means that I’m writing down all my natural remedies in case I do catch a cold within these next few months. I’m a firm believer in using all-natural remedies as a way to help relieve and prevent any sort of sickness. Coconut oil is my go-to ingredient for fighting cold and flu symptoms due to its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. In order to help prevent myself from getting sick and keep my immune system boosted, I consume coconut oil at least 3 times per week. Putting it on toast, in […]

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Dietitian’s Advice: Healthy Holiday Swaps

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This is the time of year I have to be extra good – and not just to avoid getting coal on Christmas. Between work and friends’ parties, I’m exposed to a LOT of indulgent foods that can wreak havoc on all the hard work I put into being health year round. We reached out to Carrie Gabriel, a L.A.-based dietitian for her top five swaps to make the holidays a little healthier. Using coconut oil instead of butter.Carrie, we couldn’t agree more! From baking to sautéing to roasting vegetables like Brussels sprouts or sautéing vegetables like kale or spinach, using […]

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