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Let Food Be Your Cosmetic: Coconut Oil Outperforms Dangerous Petroleum Body Care Products

Let Food Be Your Cosmetic: Coconut Oil Outperforms Dangerous Petroleum Body Care Products | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
After many years of misrepresentation, coconut oil has gained acceptance as not just a wholesome food, but as a medicinal agent capable of both nourishing and healing the body in ways that chemicals can not.
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Trust the good old coconut and its oil

Trust the good old coconut and its oil | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Coconut and coconut oil is good for you. Okay, I have made an unqualified and unambiguous statement here. I will be addressing this topic in a couple of article...
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Make Coconut Hand Soap - Best Coconut Oil in the UK | Buy Direct

Make Coconut Hand Soap - Best Coconut Oil in the UK | Buy Direct | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Make your own coconut hand soap, rich in natural anti-bacterial properties to kill germs with three simple ingredients.
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Fats Found In Coconut Oil Boost Brain Function In Only One Dose - Waking Times « Waking Times

Fats Found In Coconut Oil Boost Brain Function In Only One Dose - Waking Times « Waking Times | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
A groundbreaking study found that MCTs, the primary fat type found in coconut oil, almost immediately improved cognitive function in adults with memory disorders.
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Coconut Oil and Weight Loss – Facts vs. Fiction: what you need to know about coconut oil and losing weight! | Health Impact News

Coconut Oil and Weight Loss – Facts vs. Fiction: what you need to know about coconut oil and losing weight! | Health Impact News | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
by Brian and Marianita Shilhavy CoconutOil.com I would like to say that I have been on Virgin Coconut Oil for the past 2 months (4 tablespoons daily) and feel
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How to make your own Raw Honey Coconut Oil face mask

How to make your own Raw Honey Coconut Oil face mask | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Both raw honey and coconut oil are nourishing for the skin and have been used for skin care for hundreds of years. Learn how to make a simple raw honey coconut oil face mask at home that will leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated.
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Easy Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub Recipes

Easy Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub Recipes | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Making your own sugar scrubs at home is easy and inexpensive to do, plus, it allows you to control the quality of the ingredients and avoid toxins. Get three simple recipes in this post.
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victo jacob's curator insight, January 9, 7:30 AM

good and cool health tips you can get.

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Virgin Coconut Oil Beats Mineral Oil for Skin Health in New Study on Dermatitis

Virgin Coconut Oil Beats Mineral Oil for Skin Health in New Study on Dermatitis | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
A new study just published in the Philippines compared the topical effects of virgin coconut oil and mineral oil on 117 children suffering from atopic dermatitis (AD). In this study, coconut oil was the clear winner.
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How to Use Coconut Oil for Seasoning Cast Iron Pans and Conditioning Wooden Cutting Boards

How to Use Coconut Oil for Seasoning Cast Iron Pans and Conditioning Wooden Cutting Boards | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Keeping your cast iron pans and wooden cutting boards in tip-top shape is easy with the help of a little coconut oil!
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Oil Pulling: Ancient Secret for Optimal Health

Oil Pulling: Ancient Secret for Optimal Health | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Oil pulling is an ancient Indian folk remedy used to improve dental health. Swishing with a tablespoon of oil for approximately 15-20 minutes on an empty stomach kills pathogenic microorganisms.
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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, October 24, 2013 9:29 PM

The thing is, that swishing a tablespoon of oil (sesame, coconut and sunflower are commonly recommended) in one’s mouth for 15-20 minutes is way btoo long for most of us....

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Coconut Oil Offers Hope for Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Coconut Oil Offers Hope for Antibiotic-Resistant Germs | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
The antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties of the medium chain fatty acids/triglycerides (MCTs) found in coconut oil have been known to researchers since the 1960s.
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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, October 21, 2013 8:33 PM

Antibiotic-resistant or not, virgin, organic coconut oil has kept my colds and flu viruses in check for years now. Also excellent for cooking and baking, when its flavor is desirable or can easily be masked.

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Plan has been working in the Philippines since 1961, helping poor children to realise their rights to health care, education, protection and a high quality of life.

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Coconut Oil Improves Life of 74 Year Old Man with Parkinson’s

Coconut Oil Improves Life of 74 Year Old Man with Parkinson’s | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
I am 74 years old and I have Parkinson’s. This past April, I began taking coconut oil, worked up to 8T daily. I saw significant improvements in a couple of days.
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Study: Coconut Oil Fatty Acids have Bactericidal and Anti-inflammatory Activities Against Acne

Study: Coconut Oil Fatty Acids have Bactericidal and Anti-inflammatory Activities Against Acne | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
A new study published in the Journal of Dermatological Science showed once again that coconut oil can be a powerful agent to use against acne.

The study, conducted in Taiwan, compared the effects of two fatty acids found in coconut oil: lauric acid and capric acid. Both fatty acids are medium chain fatty acids. Lauric acid has an abundance of research available showing its strong antimicrobial activity, but less is known about the effects of capric acid on acne.

The results of their study foun
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What Type of Coconut Oil is Best? How to Choose a Coconut Oil

What Type of Coconut Oil is Best? How to Choose a Coconut Oil | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
中文版本 Read this Guide about How to Choose Coconut Oil on Your Mobile Device!   by Brian Shilhavy CoconutOil.com When my wife and I shipped the first "virgin coconut oil" from the Philippines into the U.S. back in 2001, there were only two other commercially available coconut oils being sold as edible oils in the U.S. market. Coconut oil was certainly not popular 13 years ago and there were few choices. If you were using coconut oil as dietary oil back then, chances are you were gett
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Squash with Coconut Milk | Coconut Recipes

Squash with Coconut Milk | Coconut Recipes | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it

Rich and creamy coconut whole milk is actually tinged the tone associated with yellow-colored with this simple Philippine recipes with regard to shrimp simmered within coconut whole milk. Ginataang kalabasaoffers numerous variants. Additional ginataan quality recipes demand fermented shrimp insert (bagoong) as well as seafood marinade (patis).

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How to Use Coconut Oil: There are Hundreds of Uses of Coconut Oil!

How to Use Coconut Oil: There are Hundreds of Uses of Coconut Oil! | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of uses for coconut oil in the kitchen, with multiple ways of incorporating coconut oil into a healthy diet. As a cooking oil, replace polyunsaturated oils,
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Is Liquid Coconut Oil that stays Liquid in Your Refrigerator Real Coconut Oil?

Is Liquid Coconut Oil that stays Liquid in Your Refrigerator Real Coconut Oil? | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
A “new” product has been appearing on store shelves recently and being marketed as “Liquid Coconut Oil” for cooking and baking. The product stays liquid, even in your refrigerator. Is this real coconut oil?
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Dr. Perricone’s Pina Colada Recipe will Leave Your Skin Glowing

Dr. Perricone’s Pina Colada Recipe will Leave Your Skin Glowing | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
This creamy, healthy, and anti aging adaptation of the classic Pina Colada will leave your skin glowing.
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Coconut Oil Lifts Brain Fog and Stops Memory Loss for 65 Year Old Women

Coconut Oil Lifts Brain Fog and Stops Memory Loss for 65 Year Old Women | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
I’ve been using coconut oil for over a year now and am very pleased to be myself again. The fog is gone and I’m able to drive safely again. I’ve been able to resume my hobbies: knitting and crochet as well.
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How To Use Coconut Flour

How To Use Coconut Flour | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
Baking with coconut flour can be tricky. This guide will help you understand how to use coconut flour in your gluten-free baking and keep you from wasting a lot of time and ingredients.
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Coconut Oil and Candida Yeast Infections

Coconut Oil and Candida Yeast Infections | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
by Brian and Marianita Shilhavy For the past 20 years I have been affected by a chronic illness which creates a susceptibility to opportunistic imbalances like candida.  It’s been 5 years that I have really been struggling with this (though the imbalance...
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Coconut Oil and Ginger Aromatherapy with Massage Improves Immune System in Cancer Patients

Coconut Oil and Ginger Aromatherapy with Massage Improves Immune System in Cancer Patients | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
A new study looks at the effectiveness of aromatherapy with light Thai massage for cellular immunity improvement in colorectal cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
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Coconut Oil and Diabetes

Coconut Oil and Diabetes | Bicol Coconuts | Scoop.it
 Coconut Oil and Diabetes Indeed Virgin Coconut Oil has a substantial effect on blood sugar levels. My wife and daughter (both have type 2 diabetes) measure their blood sugar levels at least three times a day.
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