3 tips on buying virgin coconut oil

Man buying coconut oil

Though virgin coconut oil offers the greatest health benefits of all types of coconut oil, you can't just hop into any health food store to buy any type or brand of virgin coconut oil. I've been there and the first couple of brands of virgin coconut oil I bought many years ago suck to the core (can't recall the brands already). That's because I was... find out more ›

How to eat coconut oil for health benefits

Eating coconut oil for health benefits

Everybody wants to jump on the bandwagon to gain better health from coconut oil. But do you know how best to eat it to reap its health benefits? You can eat it raw, or cook your food with it, or take coconut oil capsules. However, no matter which way you choose to eat coconut oil, especially if you're just getting started, you should always start off with... find out more ›

5 health benefits of coconut cream

Splashing coconut cream

If you make curries, desserts, ice-cream, yogurt, milkshake, pies, cookies or cream-based or pureed soup, I strongly encourage you to use coconut cream and use more of it because coconut cream benefits your health so much that you would never have thought of, especially when you've previously been told or taught that it makes you fat, clogs your... find out more ›

Fractionated coconut oil vs virgin coconut oil

Fractionated coconut oil vs virgin coconut oil

Fractionated coconut oil sucks... just because it is not as natural as virgin coconut oil? We can't just base on that and say fractionated coconut oil is bad. That's outright unfair to fractionated coconut oil, don't you think? I would say each has its own benefits on health and skin, and in other aspects. But whether their benefits apply to you or not will depend on... find out more ›

Can you eat fractionated coconut oil?

Chalkboard showing if fractionated coconut oil is edible

Fractionated coconut oil is just a product that contains purely MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) after going through a refining process that involves fractionation. However, companies may label their fractionated coconut oil differently to depict a different focus that gears towards the market demand. You'll learn about... find out more ›