Third World Health Diminished by Bad Research About Coconuts

Generations of families used coconut oil as a primary food source in many countries. As a key part of their diet, it was  accessible, healthy and affordable.  That all changed in the early 1980s. Scientists convinced us that saturated fats were 'bad', the cause of heart disease and obesity. Marketing machines convinced countries to give up coconut oil.  The research harmed westernized nations and changed the way many poor countries ate.Taking their lead from western scientists many third world countries switched to imported, processed oils that were detrimental to their health.  People moved away from an oil that was healthy, tasty, available and a part of their...


5 Easy Changes To Improve Your Health With Coconuts

  DRINK COCONUT WATER INSTEAD OF SODA.     Coconut water hydrates your body. It improves digestion and normalizes bowel movements. It may also help lower your blood pressure. It’s natural and refreshing and contains nutrients and electrolytes. It does not destroy your health nor is it loaded with sugars. It’s about 46 calories per cup. You can get coconut water in many ways, the best  is to buy it fresh and drink it from the baby green coconut. If you cannot get fresh coconuts get cold pressed coconut water.  Coconut water: Beautifies your skin Facilitates digestion Boosts hydration Reduces blood sugar and ...


11 Things You May Not Know About Coconuts

IT'S USED AS MEDICINE IN MANY CULTURES.  Filipinos use coconuts to speed up the healing of burns, bruises, cuts and broken bones. In India, it is a treatment for respiratory conditions and a massage for newborn babies.  Indonesians treat wounds with coconut oil.  In New Guinea and Samoa it helps with sickness and injury. Central and South America use coconuts to nourish the ill back to health.   IT’S TRULY MULTI-PURPOSE.  In Malaysia and Indonesia, they call the coconut palm “pokok seribu guna”. This translates to “the tree of a thousand uses.”    In the Sanskrit texts of Ayurveda, it’s called “Kalpavriksha”  “the tree that provides everything necessary for life”....


Radical Beauty From The Kitchen to The Bathroom

Late in September 2016, Deepak Chopra released a new book. The book Radical Beauty is co-authored with Kimberly Snyder. It challenges you to rethink beauty. Co-author, Kimberly Snyder, in an interview, discussed the notion of reconceptualizing beauty. The question she brought forward was, what if beauty was what we put inside our bodies not just what we put on our face?  If products that help us look beautiful were products to nurture our insides. Could products in our kitchen be used in the bathroom as part of your beauty regime? Are there products on your bathroom shelf you would never put in...


Coconuts as a Symbol of Selflessness

Coconuts have a long history of serving humanity. It goes back hundreds of years as a source of food and shelter. But along with the practical uses it also carries spiritual significance in many cultures. In Indian culture it is a symbol of good luck and prosperity. Many religious functions and rituals start with the offering of coconuts. People have coconuts at weddings and other festivals. When families buy a car or a home, they often include coconuts in their celebration. Even in public celebrations such as the opening of a bridge coconuts play a role in the ceremony.. Additionally,...


How to Make Coconut Soap

Using just three ingredients, you can make your own coconut soap. Here is a video  by Heather Dessinger of mommypotamus.com that teaches how. What type of soap?  You can make laundry, bath or face soap. It's the same process. All that you need to do, is change the volume of the ingredients. For example, if you want to make laundry soap then put in less oil than you would for face soap. There are two ways to make the soap. There is the hot press method and the cold press method. Heather uses the hot press method. This method allows you to use...


Dr. Bruce Fife – Benefits of Coconut Oil

Here is a great introduction to the science behind coconut health. In just 7 minutes Dr. Fife  gives you a clear understanding of the benefits of coconut oil. Dr. Fife a giant in the field of coconut health, is the author of Coconut Oil Miracles. His book opened the eyes of the world to the benefits of coconut oil. Dr. Fife worked in nutrition and it shocked him when he first heard that coconut oil was good fat.  He started investigating this, focussing on medical  studies. What he found out surprised  him, study after study showed the benefits of coconut oil. He then wrote...