Coconut Oil Questions
I use coconut oil (extra virgin) for everything. Hair, skin, teeth, and cooking. I think it's a wonderful, amazing gift. But, I wonder how environmentally friendly it is, as it's still harvested in tropical or warm regions. Whether the coconut... (more)
Given the antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties of coconut oil, would the effectiveness of probiotics be inhibited by coconut oil, even if the two are taken at the same time? What about if they are spaced out a few hours?
You alway find out something new when you do actual research. I always thought bacon grease, butter, and coconut oil were ideal for frying. The reason? Well, don't they all have rather high smoke points? And isn't that because they are... (more)
I've got a jar of Jarrow and a jar of Nutiva, both organic extra virgin coconut oil. One says refrigerate (Jarrow) and the other says no need for refrigeration. The only difference I can see is that Jarrow is expeller pressed and Nutiva is cold... (more)
My father is experiencing a rather radical and sudden discolouration of his teeth. Parts of them has gone almost all black(!). This came all of a sudden after he had been using coconut oil as toothpaste for 14 days straight or so and I am... (more)
Is this even possible? Coconut products don't really seem to agree with me all too well, and was wondering if there was a good alternative? I like olive oil, but the ratio is a bit off. I was thinking about macadamia nut oil? Where to purchase... (more)
agree with April. If you want to go for minimal PUFA. coconut is unbeatable at 3%. Also high oleic sunflower oil should be added to her list as its fat spectrum is very very close to safflower.
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Other than the desirable and frothy texture that resuts in using a blender, what difference does blending coconut oil or just stirring it in do? My goals are to supress my appetite until lunch time for weight loss.
Hi, I can't stand the taste of coconut oil in my dishes, so I use lard and ghee, but for sweet recipes, it just doesn't taste right. I have some refined coconut oil, but I don't know if it's still beneficial. It's not deodorized or... (more)
refined coconut oil has the same benefits as unrefined coconut oil , it has the same MCT amount of unrefined coconut oil . i use refined coconut oil in cooking.
I saw tubs of coconut oil going really cheap the other day. I'm pretty sure it is refined, but not hydrogenated. As it's cheaper than the homemade ghee I've been using, I thought I would buy some. I have two questions though: Is refined coconut... (more)
I have allergic reactions to high tyramine/histamine foods, vegetables, nightshades, peppers and eggs, I can't go back to high carb diet, I tried it a few days and I suffered headaches, depression, low appetite, my Paleo template right now... (more)
Can you tolerate any liver? Chicken liver? Might be good to try that and any other offal since you aren't tolerating any veggies. The offal can provide some of the vitamins you would get from fruits and veggies.
Could coconut oil be used to make mayonnaise? I used olive oil the first time I made it and it was good but had a strong olive oil taste, not always what I want. Anyone ever try it?
I have done it, the key is to let the coconut oil melt and become liquid which you can do in the microwave by heating it up for a bit. However, if you heat up the coconut oil, remember that you must not let it get too hot or else it will cook the... (more)
Before being fat adapted i've noticed coconut oil was the only fatty food that gave me subtle energy, now that i'm fat adapted I noticed that the fatty foods that give me the most energy are coconut oil, anchovies and avocados, on the other hand... (more)
I'm getting quite confused about which fat to choose.. Coconut oil, mac nuts/brazil nuts, avocado, grass fed butter, olive oil, fish oil, salmon - currently I'm only eating salmon, nuts, coconut oil and avocado, but should I switch to grass fed... (more)
I'm trying to eat a ketogenic Paleo diet (mild ketosis, so some carbs are fine, I could eat up to 50-60 grams a day) and eat only locally grown organic foods. I was thinking grass fed beef, because I have a supplier near me, but it might be too... (more)
I am a type 2 diabetic, and I found that switching to Paleo over a year ago brought my blood sugar down from the 360~480 range to the low 200's. FANTASTIC, RIGHT? I've taken insulin before, but it caused a rapid, disgusting weight gain of 2.5... (more)
I may have just discovered I have a nut allergy but I believe I only get symptoms when I eat nut flour. I haven't made "baked goods" in a while. For Mother's Day my husband made me cupcakes with almond flour. I began getting weird leg... (more)
Hi everyone, I'm wondering what are the effects of popcorn . I eat organic non gmo popcorn that is cooked with coconut oil and has coconut oil on it. (I don't eat dairy so I can't have butter) what is the popcorn doing to my body? Could it... (more)
Hi guys, I really want to get a tan this summer and I'm wondering what coconut oil will do if I rub it into my skin before lying in the sun? I know it can act as sunscreen so will it prevent me from tanning? any tips on how to get a... (more)
I've been feasting on coconut oil for a year now (cooking/eating out of the jar). I recently tried oil pulling, and started getting a scratchy throat with some coughing after 20 minutes. Should I avoid coconut oil completely since it may cause a... (more)
I've read a lot about the benefits, and I'm wondering about your opinions on them. If you have any knowledge to share about these three oils, that would be wonderful, especially if you've tried any or all at some point, too. Anyway, extra... (more)