Nutritional Oils

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Nutritional oils are a natural source of essential fatty acids that everyone needs for good health. 

Why Coconut Oil Really Is Healthy, Despite the American Heart Association's Views

Recent articles have spawned from an article by the American Heart Association questioning the safety of coconut oil. The original AHA article restated AHA’s longstanding position against the use of saturated fats. Learn the truth about coconut oil specifically from the real experts.

Stop Degenerative Eye Disease with Coconut Oil

Can you avoid age-related degenerative eye disease? New research reveals that good eyesight can be maintained for life and age-related eye disorders can be stopped dead cold and possibly even reversed. The key to maintaining good vision depends on your diet. Coconut oil and a low-carb diet can make a big difference.

The Mystery of Autism Solved! Look to coconut oil!

Thanks to coconut oil, a diagnosis of autism is no longer a life sentence. A cure is possible. This new approach is proving to be highly effective at stopping the progression of the disease, significantly improving symptoms, and in many cases even bringing about complete recovery.

Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk

Dr. Deanna Minich and Dr. Jeffrey Bland discuss the 'Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk in the SELECT Trial' study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Badly Flawed Study of Fish Oils Leaps to Wildly Unsupported Conclusions about Cancer

A look at some of the problems with the study, both with the way the study was set up and with the conclusions reached by the researchers.

Dispelling the Big Fat Myths: Part 1

There are many misconceptions about dietary fats and oils. This is unfortunate because fats are absolutely essential to maintain optimal health. Learn the importance of fats and which ones to avoid.

Dispelling the Big Fat Myths: Part 2

There are many misconceptions about dietary fats and oils. This is unfortunate because fats are absolutely essential to maintain optimal health. Learn which fats are good for you.

Coconut Oil Dietary Guidelines and Suggestions

Ever wonder how to incorporate coconut oil into your diet? How much would be necessary to get the health giving effects? Is it safe for children? Learn more about these and other topics concerning coconut oil in the diet.

Things You Probably Didn't Know About Coconut Oil

Dr. Bruce Fife, a naturopathic physician and certified nutritionist, exposes the truth about coconut oil to the general public and reveals the marketing strategies that gave coconut oil such a bad name.

The Benefits of Coconut

It was quickly noticed by western explorers of the Pacific and the Far East, that populations living off coconuts were remarkably healthy and strong. The Sanskrit name, kalpa vriksha, means "the tree that gives all of life's necessities;" this could still seem to be an understatement.

What If There was a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease and No One Knew?

Dr. Mary Newport's husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease at much too early an age. After much research, Dr. Newport reports on her experience with how MCTs and coconut oil have helped her husband in his return to health.

Beyond the Olive: Healthy, Delicious Alternatives to Olive Oil

Are you tired of just using olive oil in the kitchen? Dr. Susan Lark shares ideas of other oils you can use including macadamia, avocado, hemp, black current, green tea seed, pumpkin seed, argan and berry oils. Spice up your kitchen – and taste buds – with some of the lesser known healthy oils on the market.

Health Properties of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is uniquely different from most other dietary oils, and for this reason, has found use in a multitude of applications in food, medicine, and industry. Dr. Bruce Fife explains the physical properties, health benefits, and antimicrobial effects of this healthy oil.

Red Palm Oil: A Daily Dose of Vitamins from a Cooking Oil

Palm oil, particularly virgin or "red" palm oil, is a traditional fat that has been a part of the human diet for at least 5,000 years. For generations red palm oil has been revered as both a nutritious food and a valuable medicine. It was prized by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt as a sacred food. The oil was so highly valued that it was entombed with the pharaohs so that they would have access to it in the afterlife.

Coconut, The Miracle of a Fat

Dr. Sérgio Puppin is a cardiologist from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is author of the book: Coconut, The Miracle Of A Fat. Due to requests from our patrons who do not read Portuguese, FAIM is giving an outline of the book.