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Coconut oil toothpaste – fluoride and triclosan free

Coconut oil toothpaste can be made in 3 minutes and doesn’t have fluoride or triclosan in it. It’s nearly impossible to buy toothpaste from mainstream supermarket outlets that don’t have added fluoride. And sometimes alternative “no fluoride” toothpastes have equally offensive ingredients like aluminium in them. Triclosan is also another lurking chemical nasty in lots of personal hygiene and cosmetic products You can make this toothpaste quickly and simply as a great budget priced gift idea for Christmas, birthdays, or any other special occasion that shows your thought and care. Ingredients * 3 tbspn Zenian organic coconut oil * 3 tbspn Baking powder * 3-6 drops of essential oil (cloves, … Read More

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Coconut oil n’ chicken – Alternative to KFC

Coconut oil n chicken as an alternative to KFC is a great quick easy way to please the troops. And then there is the added advantage of not using dodgy liquidy type polyunsaturated vegetable oils in your cooking. Wiki lists the oils used to fry chicken in KFC as canola, sunflower, soy or palm and that KFC had changed over from using partially hydrogenated vegetable oils – the ones of trans ill repute.  Just briefly then to add the “using the healthy fat plug” and not liquidy vegetable oils. such as canola and sunflower. Sally Fallon and Mary Enig from the Weston A Price Foundation beautifully unpick the history and dangers of using canola oil in their 2002 article The great … Read More

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Alzheimers, dementia – practical and scholarly

coconut and dementia

Stop and reverse Alzheimer’s and Dementia with coconut oil Coconut oil is one of the factors increasingly being found to be associated protecting your brain  from going downhill with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.  It’s an oversimplification to say on the other hand that coconut oil by itself will protect your brain from both of these conditions.  However, coconut oil as a healthy saturated fat, along with other healthy saturated fats, coconut is a key foundation stone in both preventing and even reversing these conditions depending of course the extent of the onset and the willingness to make other dietary changes.  What then are the underlying processes at work that lead to these conditions and how then do we start to … Read More

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Creamed coconut lemon biscuit recipe

Lovely creamed coconut lemon biscuit recipe – no flour, grains, gluten or starch These have a lovely lemony tang and are a really soft version of something like a Cookie Time biscuit only 10 times healthier. Servings: 12-15 Preparation Time: 10 minutes 3/4 cup Zenian Organic creamed coconut, softened* 1/4 cup cashew butter (I prefer fresh grind, I just ground mine up in a sausage attachment on the juicer) 1/2 cup Zenian Organic coconut sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup FRESH lemon juice, strained (about 1 lemon) 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon baking powder (gluten and corn free) dash of sea salt Preheat oven to 160 degrees ºC. Place the softened … Read More

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Summary – Your Body’s Many Cries for Water

Water – wanna get better – turn the tap on! The recent story of water Introducing babababa Batman (Dr Batmanghelidj) Stuck in jail 2.5 years in Iran in the later 70’s because of his opposing views Developed water protocol to address wide range of chronic degenerative illnesses/ health issues For example 3000 ulcer cases healed Took what he learned in prison cos he had no other option Then found whole lot of other illnesses responded to water testimonials from other medical people   Traditional medical view Drink when thirsty New updated view Thirst not the best or only indicator of dehydration Older people loose thirst sensation Usually chronically dehydrated Use … Read More

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Fermented black garlic

fermented black garlic

Garlic has been used world-wide as a traditional medicine for over 4000 years to treat several disorders such as arthritis, diabetes and infectious diseases (common cold, malaria, and tuberculosis) (Bratman 2000; Espirito Santo et al. 2007). Further, the microbiologist Louis Pasteur demonstrated the bactericidal properties of garlic; later it was called “Russian penicillin” in the Second World War II because, after running out of antibiotics, the Russian government turned to this ancient treatment for its soldiers. Recently, a new type of garlic, black garlic, was developed in Japan by processing (aging) ordinary fresh garlic in a temperature- and humidity-controlled room without using any artificial additives. The final products developed in … Read More

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Conquering Alzheimer’s with Coconut Ketones – short version

Dementia and coconut oil

Background Age is no barrier to getting Alzheimers and dementia (related neuro-degenerative conditions) Doctors haven’t much of a clue about what causes it or how to treat it Brain cells starve cos they can’t metabolise their key food , glucose Cells start to die off – you get forgetful etc What causes it? Inability to metabolise glucose as key brain energy source What can be done to by-pass this? In absence of glucose, ketones manufactured in the liver can replace it But ketones only produced when carb consumption is low and hence Need to get all calories and nutrients required from fat Replace carbs with fat* (say from 60% of … Read More

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How coconut oil helps you lose weight

Weight loss and eating coconut oil sounds like a contradiction in terms doesn’t it?  It will certainly go right against what most of us have been constantly told since the 80’s. The fact is that coconut oil can have a major slimming effect.  Here are 7 ways in which coconut oil helps you lose weight 1) Coconut oil makes you feel fuller for longer When I rehydrate from overnight with a good half litre cup of warm water, I put in a desert spoon of coconut oil.  My kidneys get the kick start from their state of slumber with the warm water.  And the coconut oil kick starts my liver, … Read More

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Conquering Alzheimers with ketones – long version

Dementia and coconut oil

By Bruce Fife, ND – See also   www.coconutresearchcenter.org Patti Smith sensed something was wrong. Her mind seemed to go into a fog at times. She would fumble for words, forget appointments, and often stopped abruptly in mid-sentence, forgetting what she was about to say. She was a productive worker and was one of the top sales consultants for BB&T bank in Washington, D.C. But brain fog made it increasingly difficult for her to sell bank services to corporate clients and her productivity began to wane. “I thought it was stress,” Smith says. So after struggling for a couple of years with this problem she decided to take the summer off, … Read More