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