Confession of a Coconut Hater

My dear wife, who loves coconut, found a grade and source of coconut that contains the health benefits without the taste or smell that I do not like. I now use a teaspoon of this oil in my first cup of coffee. . . . → Read More: Confession of a Coconut Hater

Chocolate better for your teeth than fluoride?

Past research has also shown that the chocolate ingredient theobromine works better than fluoride. When lesions in artificial enamel were treated with theobromine, remineralization occurred at a greater rate than when they were treated with fluoride. . . . → Read More: Chocolate better for your teeth than fluoride?

Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You

Here I go again.  Coconut oil and everything else coconut—is now being seen as good!  When I first wrote about coconut back in 2010, I could hardly find it, even in health food stores—and even if I could it was still in the “bad” fats list of many. (Such as Sunflowers’* newsletter.)  I had to . . . → Read More: Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You

Stop Brushing and Start Pulling

I am doing a new technique – oil pulling. I got this in an email blog—I thought it had something to do with fracking or something.  It is actually a cleansing technique done in your mouth.  I admit, I have not been to the dentist in a long while.  I felt like I had a . . . → Read More: Stop Brushing and Start Pulling

Cure Dry Skin – From Outside and In

This winter I had very dry skin.  I’ve always had dry skin—even in humid Illinois where I grew up.  But this winter, my skin was drier than ever.  I have controlled the itching by using coconut soap, shea soap and hand-made African black soap.  I have tried to avoid any commercially made soap that has . . . → Read More: Cure Dry Skin – From Outside and In

Alzheimer’s may one day be called Type 3 Diabetes

I found an article by Dr. Joseph Mercola that highlights some new research that shows the brain disease Alzheimer’s may not be the mystery it is thought to be.  As I was searching where I found this article, I ran across two web sites that criticize Dr. Mercola because he is an advocate of not . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s may one day be called Type 3 Diabetes

Coconut Oil Condiments: Healthier Versions of Mayo and Ketchup

I have looked for a mayonnaise that does not have canola, soy or vegetable oil in the ingredients.  When they say on the label that it is olive oil mayonnaise, the main ingredient is still canola oil.  I do not like canola oil and it does not like me.  I avoid, as much as I . . . → Read More: Coconut Oil Condiments: Healthier Versions of Mayo and Ketchup

Coconut Oil is Readily Available Now, Go Pick Some Up!

When I was thinking what to write about today, I thought I might write about canola oil, but I got waylaid by good news and a reminder how good coconut oil is for us.  I had remembered that there was something quite awhile ago about canola oil on the website coconutoil.com.  I have it bookmarked . . . → Read More: Coconut Oil is Readily Available Now, Go Pick Some Up!

Superfood Coconut

Coconut water has the same effect as sports drinks

The Hindu culture regards coconuts and their water as the cure for all ailments. And though it might not cure all ailments, it does help against and prevent quite a few diseases and ailments. Plus, it’s completely non-toxic to humans.

Kills viruses that can cause . . . → Read More: Superfood Coconut

Revisiting the Coconut

The coconut is becoming more popular again.  People are finding that it is good for you!  I am amazed that you can find three or four different brands and refinements!  When I first posted in September, 2010 it was hard to find two brands.  You can also find many different varieties of water and different . . . → Read More: Revisiting the Coconut