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Coconut Oil-5 Different Uses

Blueberries? Acai powder? So yesterday! Enter coconut oil which is the new trendy superfood to use among celebrities and health conscious individuals. However to experience the benefits it’s important to buy the right kind of coconut oil. Look for the worlds “cold pressed”, “organic”, “virgin” and “100% pure coconut oil”. This ensures that the nutrients aren’t lost through harsh processing and that no trans fats are added through hydrogenation. The real stuff doesn’t come cheap as like olive oil there are lots of imitation products out there.

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Coconut oil

1. Eat it

The obvious use is to consume it! The good thing about coconut oil is that it has a high smoking point so it can be used in baking, frying, and high heat cooking. Continue reading Coconut Oil-5 Different Uses

Atkins Diet-Why it’s Dangerous and Doesn’t Work

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Thinking about going on the Atkins diet? Perhaps you might have second thoughts after reading this post. In a nutshell, the Atkins diet is a variation of the low carbohydrate high protein diet where you can eat everything but carbohydrates which is restricted to very low levels.

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