7 virgin coconut oil disadvantages and how to overcome them

Thumbs down surrounding virgin coconut oil

Besides the disadvantages of coconut oil in general, virgin coconut oil has its own specific disadvantages. I don't know about you. But most of these so-called downsides do not really apply to me or affect me at all. I hope you're not too so that you can continue to reap benefits from virgin coconut oil since it bears the most... find out more ›

Is coconut oil saturated fat good or bad?

Angel and demon tug-of-war on coconut oil saturated fat

When I was talking about the benefits of coconut oil some time ago, I illustrated the simple mechanism of why the saturated fats in coconut oil are good for us. But that's only a portion of the entire article and not focusing too much on it. So, this time around I wanted to put a... find out more ›

How to choose the best quality virgin coconut oil

Tips on choosing virgin coconut oil

Whether you're getting virgin coconut oil for your own health benefits or for your loved ones, do you have the slightest idea of how to do that? I've tasted numerous brands of this unrefined coconut oil from various countries over the past 10+ years. Seriously, not all of them are created equal. Some do not even have... find out more ›

How to relieve constipation for babies with coconut oil

Baby having constipation

Why do babies get constipated so easily nowadays? "Thanks" to the infant formula that contains little or no dietary fiber and medium-chain fatty acids that are critical for infants to move their bowels regularly. In contrast, exclusively breastfed infants are rarely constipated because breast milk has got... find out more ›

How much coconut oil for weight loss?

A scoop of coconut oil showing how much is required for weight loss

As much as your body can take it. Coconut oil not only helps to stimulate metabolism for burning fat, it also helps to increase your colon motility for more frequent bowel movements. Sounds good if you have chronic constipation issue. And don't forget that detox is a critical element for losing weight. Hence, the more coconut oil you consume, the merrier. But if you take more than... find out more ›