Coconut Oil Beats Toxic DEET at Repelling Insects
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Coconut Oil Beats Toxic DEET at Repelling Insects

Millions use a toxic chemical known as DEET to repel insects. Compelling new research shows that a far safer and more effective food-based alternative exists. Last month, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Research Service posted a bulletin with a surprising headline: Coconut Oil Compounds Repel Insects Better than DEET. This announcement followed the results from a study by USDA researchers…

7 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
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7 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is the extracted oil from coconut, the fruit of the coconut tree that’s well-known for growing in tropical areas. It’s also an outrageously popular topic among social media and health outlets in recent years. Typically coconut oil is refined, bleached and deodorized using high heat. The bleach filters the oil to eliminate any…

MCT Fats Found in Coconut Oil Boost Brain Function in Only One Dose
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MCT Fats Found in Coconut Oil Boost Brain Function in Only One Dose

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), the primary type of fat found within coconut oil, have been found to boost cognitive performance in older adults suffering from memory disorders as serious as Alzheimer’s — and not after months or even days of treatment, but after a single 40 ml dose! A groundbreaking 2004 study published in the…