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How do you use coconut oil?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created July 11, 2012 at 2:20 AM

Hi, I previous asked about ghee and coconut oil. I wanted to incorporate more coconut oil in my diet. Besides using it as cooking oil how else do you incorporate it in your diet?

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on July 17, 2012
at 05:29 PM

Better than the flees migrating onto you and your family, in addition to your pet.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

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on July 11, 2012
at 03:44 PM

I whir mine in the blender with coconut oil and butter; not greasy at all!

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

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on July 11, 2012
at 03:42 PM

+1 for the sunscreen. Moisturize with coconut oil and now the bugs don't bother me and I haven't burned once.

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on July 11, 2012
at 03:41 PM

So I'll have a flea-free, greasy mutt on my carpet?

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on July 11, 2012
at 01:06 PM

or just get one of the inexpensive (few bucks) hand-held battery operated coffee blenders. Coconut oil and a bit of cream whipped into coffee....yummm! so much better than the oil-slick version

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on July 11, 2012
at 05:54 AM

keeps critters off of pets? Like fleas? And how?

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on July 11, 2012
at 02:49 AM

thank you, I will definitely check them out

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on July 11, 2012
at 02:48 AM

It makes amazing lube.

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on July 11, 2012
at 02:28 AM

I There's really only a few ways to use ANY oil...Some people put it in their coffee, but I don't need caffeine anymore so I just take a tablespoon of it in the morning by itself. I also take some before I'm going out for a night of drinking to lessen some of the oncoming liver damage.

You can use it for non-diet purposes as:

-Personal lubricant

-Guitar string/squeaky door hinge lubricant

-Face and body moisturizer

-Hair conditioner. Gets rid of dandruff and certain fungal infections. Natural alternative to ketoconazole.

-Use it on your pets to keep critters away

0d0842381492a41b2173a04014aae810

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on July 11, 2012
at 02:48 AM

It makes amazing lube.

58d456f4c4d551a697e65ada8c32ad4f

(1178)

on July 11, 2012
at 05:54 AM

keeps critters off of pets? Like fleas? And how?

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:41 PM

So I'll have a flea-free, greasy mutt on my carpet?

0a9ad4e577fe24a6b8aafa1dd7a50c79

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on July 17, 2012
at 05:29 PM

Better than the flees migrating onto you and your family, in addition to your pet.

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on July 11, 2012
at 11:18 AM

Lots of ways.

  1. As a cooking oil (or for mixing in with cocoa powder, or in mayo)

  2. I mix it in with concentrated coconut cream to keep it fresh longer (the directions on the box say to mix it with water to make milk, but if you do, it goes bad in 2-3 days in the fridge.) I then use this in coffee.

  3. Mixed in with baking soda, it can be used as both a deodorant (use only a tiny bit), or as a tooth paste.

  4. oil pulls

  5. moisturizer.

  6. Not 100% sure, but it seems to act as a very mild sunscreen without the chemicals and carcinogenic free radicals that the commercial stuff has

  7. mosquitoes repellent when used on skin (not 100% sure, but so far it has worked)

  8. instead of using salt water with a neti pot, I recently used coconut oil to get rid of a sinus infection.

  9. as a source of ketones when doing IFs.

  10. an anti-bacterial/viral/fungal when sick.

  11. thermometer. :) If it's solid, it's under ~76F.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

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on July 11, 2012
at 03:42 PM

+1 for the sunscreen. Moisturize with coconut oil and now the bugs don't bother me and I haven't burned once.

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on July 11, 2012
at 12:11 PM

I eat a spoonful in the morning or before I go to workout. I add it to my coffee, but I find that it just sits on top and makes every sip taste kind of greasy and I get oil all over my lips instead of in my mouth. Drinking it out of a travel mug with a lid fixes that issue.

The easiest way I think to add it to your diet is to just eat it by the spoonful. If you don't like the taste or texture just chase it with the drink of your choice.

950efde057e2cc301543059b15f44374

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on July 11, 2012
at 01:06 PM

or just get one of the inexpensive (few bucks) hand-held battery operated coffee blenders. Coconut oil and a bit of cream whipped into coffee....yummm! so much better than the oil-slick version

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

(11058)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:44 PM

I whir mine in the blender with coconut oil and butter; not greasy at all!

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on July 11, 2012
at 02:44 AM

Coconut Oil Fudge, in smoothies/drinks, by the spoonfull, coconut bark. Check tropicaltraditions.com and nuttykitchen.com.

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on July 11, 2012
at 02:49 AM

thank you, I will definitely check them out

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on July 11, 2012
at 12:19 PM

Coconut is a good oil, but don't eat it to the exclusion of other healthy oils. Add it to a rotation of olive, animal fats, palm oils...

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on July 11, 2012
at 08:33 AM

Eat actual coconuts? The pressor (non coconut flavoured) stuff can be used in homemade mayonaise with some light olive oil.

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