Food Discussion : 5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil

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In the Spirit of Coconut Oil,


5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil




As if that weren't enough, coconut oil produces ketones, the brain's second-favorite form of energy, which makes it good for brain health, said naturopathic physician Meagan Purdy. Ketones also tend to burn fat but not muscle tissue, which makes coconut oil ideal for building strength.

The best part? You don't need to be a nutrition expert or foodie to make use of this trendy superfood. Here are a few low-investment, high-return ways to incorporate coconut oil into your diet.

1. Substitute it for butter According to Sharp, you can use coconut oil in popcorn, on vegetables, in baked goods, on toast or pancakes, and in pretty much anything else where you would normally use butter for a healthy, vegan alternative ....


http://www.glamour.com/story/how-to-use-coconut-oil


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Is Coconut Oil Bad for Your Cholesterol?


... That brings us back to coconut oil, which can contain up to 40 percent saturated fat. Interestingly, countries with the highest intakes of coconut oil have the lowest rates of heart disease.

While research shows coconut oil contains higher amounts of saturated fat and does increase total cholesterol, those amounts do not increase your heart attack or stroke risk.

In fact, one study among lean, heart disease- and stroke-free Pacific Islanders who consumed up to 63 percent of their calories from coconut fat found total cholesterol rose but so did their “good” HDL ...



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-mark-hyman/is-coconut-oil-bad-for-yo_b_9701764.html?


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Why You Need to Be Using Coconut Oil


Coconut oil is nothing short of a one-jar wonder. While you’ve likely heard that the ingredient should be added to your daily meals as it touts healthy vitamins, minerals, and that good kind of fat (and hopefully you’ve cooked your morning scrambled eggs in it for a delicious flavor boost!), this natural potion boasts far more clout outside the kitchen, too ...


http://www.cheatsheet.com/gear-style/why-you-need-to-be-using-coconut-oil.html/?ref=YF



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I just used some toothpaste today with coconut oil in it.
That was right after I had coconut oil on toast (because its better than butter).
I'm not gonna lie, I do a lot of stuff with coconut oil.

You are right on point man, coconut oil is virtuous!
 

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In the Spirit of Coconut Oil,


5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil




As if that weren't enough, coconut oil produces ketones, the brain's second-favorite form of energy, which makes it good for brain health, said naturopathic physician Meagan Purdy. Ketones also tend to burn fat but not muscle tissue, which makes coconut oil ideal for building strength.

The best part? You don't need to be a nutrition expert or foodie to make use of this trendy superfood. Here are a few low-investment, high-return ways to incorporate coconut oil into your diet.

1. Substitute it for butter According to Sharp, you can use coconut oil in popcorn, on vegetables, in baked goods, on toast or pancakes, and in pretty much anything else where you would normally use butter for a healthy, vegan alternative ....


http://www.glamour.com/story/how-to-use-coconut-oil


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I've always loved coconut. This gives me an excuse to eat more of it.
 
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