Is Coconut Oil Unhealthy?

Is Coconut Oil Unhealthy?

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. Full disclosure here. The holistic health world was in a uproar recently when headlines surfaced that coconut oil isn’t healthy and never has been. The American Heart Association (AHA)...
Healing Eczema Naturally

Healing Eczema Naturally

If you have eczema, you’ve likely been dealing with it since childhood. The redness, swelling, itching, dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, and/or bleeding that accompanies eczema typically crops up in childhood or infancy and can be a life...
Using Coconut Oil Therapeutically

Using Coconut Oil Therapeutically

Coconut oil is all the rage lately. You’ve heard that it can boost metabolism and encourage weight loss, make your skin glow, clean your teeth, condition your hair, and remove your makeup. Is it true? Coconut oil is a plant-based saturated fat, and the saturated...
Canola Confusion

Canola Confusion

I had 2 depressing moments today. First off, this article in the SF Examiner trashing coconut oil and promoting canola oil was brought to my attention. Dr Oz says that coconut oil will put you on the fast track to a heart attack and that canola is a heath-promoting...