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Coconut Sugar Coconut Ice Cream

Coconut Sugar Coconut Ice Cream


Posted by Chrystal Baker on Aug 28, 2011 - 4:51:33 PM



LOS ANGELES—Summer’s heat is here, and it has made itself known. Cool off with homemade ice cream. This one just happens to be vegan, which may appeal to the specialty eaters in your life. Creamy coconut milk and coconut cream combine with sweet…

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Added by Stacey King on August 29, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Model Miranda Kerr Sparks Latest Beauty Fad; Is It Healthy?

By , August 24th, 2011

 

Supermodel Miranda Kerr, who is known for her sexy Victoria’s Secret lingerie and bikini photos, has touched off the latest craze among beauty products. She’s been taking daily doses of…

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Added by Stacey King on August 25, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

More on coco shell sugar

Posted by Stacey King on July 18, 2011 at 4:34pm 

Agri Plain Talk Philippines By ZAC B. SARIAN July 8, 2011, 3:46pm



MANILA, Philippines -- In this column last June 25, we reported on the Xylose Coco Sugar, a special kind of sugar that is extracted from the coconut shell. The company that is doing this for the first time in the world is the Toyota Tsusho Philippines, Inc.…

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Added by Stacey King on July 18, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

Deep history of coconuts decoded - Collecting Coconut DNA

The coconut (the fruit of the palm Cocos nucifera) is the Swiss Army knife of the plant kingdom; in one neat package it provides a high-calorie food, potable water, fiber that can be spun into rope, and a hard shell that can be turned into charcoal. What's more, until it is needed for some other purpose it serves as a handy flotation device.



No wonder people from ancient Austronesians to Captain Bligh…

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Added by Stacey King on June 27, 2011 at 12:54 — No Comments

Coconut sugar, the low glycemic sweetener

LOS BANOS, Laguna, June 3, (PIA) -- Are you fond of eating cakes, cookies, brownies, and the like but wary of your sugar level? Well,… Continue

Added by Stacey King on June 9, 2011 at 8:30 — No Comments

Health Beat: Coconut claims many benefits

March 17, 2011 By JEFFREY SMITH Chiropractor

For years and years, especially in the Asian and Pacific regions, the coconut has been a nutritious source of meat, juice, milk and oil. The health benefits of coconut are so important in these areas, they have referred to it as "the tree of life."

 

The coconut also carries within it superb healing properties. In traditional medicine, it has been used to treat conditions such as abscesses, asthma, baldness, bronchitis,…

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Added by Stacey King on March 22, 2011 at 13:22 — No Comments

Cooking with coconuts

Enjoy this multifaceted fruit in a variety of ways — in both sweet and savory dishes

Douglas Brown / Denver Post  Last Updated: March 17. 2011 1:00AM

Move over, pomegranate and acai berry, here come the coconuts.

While technically a fruit, coconuts popularly are considered a nut, but no matter how you crack one, you'll find it an exceptional source of lipids and some…

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Added by Stacey King on March 18, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

Miranda Kerr tablespoons takes4 tbsp of virgin coconut oil a day

Miranda Kerr has revealed that her supermodel figure is down to the blood type diet.



The 27-year-old, who welcomed baby Flynn with husband Orlando Bloom in January, said that she also tops up her diet with food supplements.



Writing on her website, she said, 'I am a blood type A and more often than not I eat specifically for my…

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Added by Stacey King on March 11, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Launch Of Koko Brown Ale (Coconut Beer) On Feb 21st

Beer News

Posted by: Jason on Thursday - February 17, 2011 - 15:23 UTC

Topic Origin: Beer Releases…
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Added by Stacey King on February 21, 2011 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Learn About the Many Benefits of Lauric Acid in Coconut Oil

NaturalNews by Elizabeth Walling

The benefits of coconut oil truly reach far and wide, but certain components of this tropical oil stand out for their valuable contribution to good health. Lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid found mainly in coconut oil, is one of these prized substances. Pure coconut oil contains about 50 percent lauric acid, and is the…

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Added by Stacey King on February 21, 2011 at 11:16 — No Comments

Coconut Oil: A Natural Remedy for Pneumonia

NaturalNews by: Elizabeth Walling

An encouraging new study shows that coconut oil can offer pneumonia patients a faster and more complete recovery. The results of the study were presented in Philadelphia at a meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians on October 29, 2008 by Gilda Sapphire Erguiza, M.D. of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center and Daniel…
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Added by Stacey King on February 21, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

Use coconut oil to fight colds this season

NaturalNews Saturday, February 19, 2011 by: Elizabeth Walling 

Coconut oil has been used by many people in all parts of the world to alleviate symptoms of the common cold. Coconut oil originally had a bad reputation because it is a mostly saturated fat, but today it is gaining the popularity it deserves for being a truly nutritious food. This cold season…

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Added by Stacey King on February 21, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

Can the Nut Allergic Use Coconut-based Dairy Alternatives?

 

Q: Sam ~ We recently found out our son has multiple food allergies, including tree nuts and dairy. A lot of the coconut products say “contains tree nuts.” Are these products safe for our son, or should we avoid them?

A: Alisa ~ I cannot advise whether or not coconut in particular is safe for your son, but you should check with the…

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Added by Stacey King on January 12, 2011 at 10:30 — No Comments

Virgin Coconut Oil - X-Sting-Wish endorsed by Australian Lifeguards

Coconuts are the Forgotten Superfood!

New Research is showing some incredible health benefits and it is important to know some new developments from every part of the coconut and disregard the rumours so you can make an informed decision to better your health.…

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Added by Stacey King on December 23, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Going nuts for COCONUTS The many health benefits and healing properties found in coconuts for beautiful happy skin

Published: 11/12/2010 at 12:00 AM Newspaper section: Muse



Helena Rubinstein, a renowned business lady in the cosmetics world, had a favourite saying: "Don't put anything on your face you would not put in your mouth". Sounds pretty doable, but is it? Well, you wouldn't gobble down a whole bottle of lotion now would you? Thankfully, her words were not meant to be taken so literally. What she's really saying is that the key ingredients of any product you decide to use should be…

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Added by Stacey King on December 14, 2010 at 11:10 — No Comments

Totally Natural Tips to Make Your Skin Glow

TNN, Nov 20, 2010, 12.00am IST

For skin that feels like rose petals, here are some quick care tips.

- Boil cabbage in water. Strain it and use the water to wash your face to make your skin look radiant.

- Mix yoghurt with cucumber water. Apply on your face and wash it off.

- Coconut milk is excellent for skin care, especially in winter. Take half a cup of coconut milk. Use half of it to apply it over the face and body. Mix the rest with…

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Added by Stacey King on November 22, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Coconut oil low on fat: Scientist

DECCAN CHRONICLE Monday 7th, 2010

A coconut a day will keep the doctor away is the new catchword, according to medical researchers. “If you want a healthy and happy life, use as many coconut products as possible,” prof B.M. Hegde, eminent cardiologist and medical scientist, told Deccan Chronicle. He termed the media blitzkrieg that coconut oil was dangerous to health was a blatant lie.

“The campaign that coconut oil increases cholesterol in the body is bunkum,” said prof Hegde. To…

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Added by Stacey King on November 8, 2010 at 13:46 — No Comments

Coconut Oil Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s (but the Drug Companies Don’t Want You to Know This)

October 8, 2010 By Live in the Now



Dr. Mary Newport made an amazing discovery when she decided to do her own research on Alzheimer’s in an effort to help her husband who had been diagnosed with the early-onset form of the disease.

She found that the medium-chain triglycerides found in coconut oil may offer profound benefits for Alzheimer’s sufferers. In fact, a drug company tested medium-chain triglycerides (from coconut and palm…

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Added by Stacey King on October 12, 2010 at 15:30 — No Comments

Which is healthier olive oil or coconut oil?

Sacramento CA : USA | Oct 05, 2010 By AnneHart

Can certain unprocessed coconut products decrease abdominal obesity? Can medium-chain fatty acids from certain tropical plants such as coconut, actually raise your 'good' HDL cholesterol? Or do they just make you obese, as some studies in Malaysia seem to imply? If you don't like bean flour and can't use grain flour, you might try coconut flour. See, Coconut Flour: A Carb Lover's…

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Added by Stacey King on October 7, 2010 at 9:37 — No Comments

Recipe: Creamy coconut and banana pops

Creamy coconut and banana pops

Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time



Servings: Makes about 6 to 8 popsicles, depending on the size of the mold

1 1/2 cups full-fat Greek yogurt

2 bananas, very ripe

1/2 cup whole milk

1/2 cup coconut milk

3 tablespoons honey

3/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

1. Place the yogurt, bananas, milk, coconut…

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Added by Stacey King on August 23, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

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