Rediscovering Virgin Coconut Oil

Long blacklisted as an ‘artery-dogging saturated fat’, coconut oil is making a big comeback as “one of the healthiest oils on earth!” MIRROR editors sift through research papers, interview doctors and search web archives to try and separate fact from fiction. Our findings so far: The health craze to hit …

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The Coconut: The Secret to and Enriched Mother’s Milk

Mother’s milk is still best for baby. In this age of infant formulas and working mothers, this admonishment continues to be told. Morever, mother has to keep fit and eat right for the sake of baby. Mothers looking for more nutritional ways to improve theirs and their baby?s health would …

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HIV Breakthrough – Healing Properties of Virgin Coconut Oil

Made up of medium chain saturated fatty acids, lauric acid and its monoglyceride derivative, monolaurin, found in coconut products are said to have adverse effects on various microorganisms. The antimicrobial effects of these fatty acids inactivate or kill the likes of bacteria, yeast, fungi, and more importantly, the lipid-coated or …

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Misconceptions and Facts About Virgin Coconut Oil

MISCONCEPTIONS FACTS Coconut oil is like other vegetable oil. No, coconut oil is made up mostly of medium chain fatty acids. Corn oil and soybean oils contain mostly long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids; while palm oil has about equal amounts of long chain saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Vegetable oils …

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Remedies from A-Z

Check out below how to effectively use virgin coconut oil in treating specific health concerns. Aches and Pain Heat coconut oil so that it is very warm, but not too hot to cause discomfort when applied to the skin. Massage the oil deeply into affected areas. Work the oil into …

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Coconut Oil’s Medical Breakthrough

National Chancellor, International Association of Educators for World Peace, Philippines, UN-NGO (Conclusion) In September of 1996 AIDS patient Chris Dafoe of Cloverdale, Indiana figured his time was running out. He’d lost a great deal of weight, lacked energy, aid felt worse with each passing day. The thing that drove the …

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