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Could Popcorn Replace Fruits and Vegetables?

…of fat. That’s just a fraction of the movie theatre variety. * If you’d prefer a little bit of oil on your popcorn, drizzle on some coconut oil. Coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA)—not the long-chain fatty acids found in most oils—so it won’t raise your cholesterol. Yet,…

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Heart Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…health benefits of coconut oil are good for your heart, and my answer is a resounding yes. The ordinary coconut—known for its sweet milk, great fiber and ability to conk people on the heads in Marx Brothers movies—can do your heart good—and a lot more. Many people shun coconut oil because it’s high…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…amounts. * DO Use Coconut Spread which is a healthy alternative to butter and margarine. Personally, my favorite breakfast is gluten-free bread, with coconut oil spread and mashed avocado. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite healthy breakfast choice? You May Also Be Interested in * Healthy Breakfast…

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9 Secrets for Achieving a Healthy Weight

…especially plant-based fiber found in fruits, vegetables, oat bran, lentils, chickpeas, and more. * Increase your intake of healthy-fat foods, including coconut oil, palm oil, and the essential fatty acids found in foods like salmon and sardines. * Drink lots of clean, filtered water—strive for at least eight…

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Announcing the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge

…should be very low in sugar and simple carbohydrates. Instead, it should contain one (or more) of the following: heart-healthy fats (olive oil, coconut oil, etc.), heart-healthy proteins (salmon, range-fed beef, etc.), and/or slow-burning, low-glycemic index vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli, kale…

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Eating Healthy Foods: Test Your Food IQ

…, steroids, hormones or inflammatory omega-6 fats. Q: Which is better for cooking, coconut or vegetable oil? A: The hands-down winner is coconut oil. Coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA)—not the long-chain fatty acids found in most oils—so it's heart healthy. In fact those MCFAs…

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Foods High in Saturated Fat aren’t the Enemy

…vegetable oil, which is damaged in cooking and subject to harmful oxidation. It’s far more damaging to your heart than butter. Instead, cook with coconut oil and drizzle olive oil on salads or vegetables. If you use olive oil for cooking, choose light (not extra virgin) olive oil, and cook it on low heats…

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