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Coconut Oil Baby Formula

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Babies and breastfeeding seemed to take over the news this week! World Breastfeeding Week kicked off August 1 and runs until the 7; this week celebrates mothers across the globe. Then a new study was released that found breast feeding may actually increase a baby’s IQ. While I don’t have any children of my own, yet, I’ve been surrounded by babies my whole life. Many of the mothers I know want to breast feed because of all the benefits – like the lauric acid which helps build the baby’s immune system. But sometimes, because of work or the baby not […]

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Nuts about Dad

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Hello everyone! As you all know, today is Father’s Day. Have you done anything for your dad yet? If not, don’t worry I have a great gift idea for you, and it’s easy to do! I don’t know about you but my dad loves roasted almonds and loves all things coconut, so I figured why not try and find a way to combine the two? By using coconut oil instead of butter, you can help eliminate the sodium and cholesterol recipes. Almonds are one of the healthiest tree nuts, full vitamin E, calcium, magnesium and potassium, as well as fiber […]

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Natural Sunscreen with Zinc Oxide

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There are only two things about summer I really can’t stand – sunburns and the smell of sunscreen. But as a fair-skinned maven, both are pretty much always on the menu. Nevertheless, I always deal with the smell because at least I’ll get used to it after a while; now a burn on the other hand never feels good! Coconut oil has been used a sunscreen for generations in the South Pacific, and there’s some belief it holds anywhere from an SPF 4 to SPF 10. While this may be enough for some lucky people possessing way more melanin than […]

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