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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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Top Summertime Skin Care Tips

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Whether it’s winter or summer, my skin is always dry and in need of extra moisture. The dryness of the winter months and the added sun exposure during summer both don’t help my complexion. I have been a fan of coconut oil for cooking for years now, but now swear by using this versatile oil for my skincare as well. Coconut oil contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which may be beneficial for acne as well. The moisturizing aspects of coconut oil are amazing and I love that your skin doesn’t feel greasy or weighed down after each application. I wanted […]

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Eva Mendes Shares Beauty and Fitness Secrets

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The list of celebrities using coconut oil is growing larger and larger by the moment. From Gwyneth Paltrow to Kourtney Kardashian, so many are now turning to coconut oil for both health and beauty uses. Among the many uses that coconut oil has, its primary purpose is to be used for cooking/baking in a 1:1 swap for butter or oil. The medium chain triglycerides which are found in coconut oil are used immediately for energy once consumed, instead of being stored in the body (this where my personal favorite use of consuming coconut oil before my workout comes into play).Now, […]

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