I wrote about my coconut oil confusion a few days ago. I have since joined Twitter and been bombarded with post on coconut oil. Enough already I’m trying it. I reviewed several articles and learned I need to use virgin unrefined coconut oil. That means my daughter’s popcorn oil doesn’t count. I will have to try our homemade popcorn with my new oil. I’ve learned of nonfood uses. Use it for your hair and Skin. I tried it with my eggs and it didn’t taste like coconut. Yeah! I was a little worried about that. I picked Kelapo brand. No particular reason. I was at Whole Foods and looked at price for what I wanted. I’m still curious because Fooducate only gives coconut oil a C and recommends Olive oil and Canola oil. I will keep you posted on my experience. I look forward to trying new recipes! I saw some good ones on Kelapo’s blog http://coconutoilcooking.com/.
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Wow! I just signed up for Twitter this week. I always thought. I can’t tweet! I’m surprised at the whole new world. I still don’t tweet my routine stuff but for weight loss , food and fitness. It’s the bomb. I have so many web sites and links to follow. I posted about coconut oil the other day in my blog. I am now convinced to try it. See who I follow.
- EatFatGetFit– Randy Chang has convinced me to try coconut oil. He has a web site also. I love the recipes
- The Gracious Pantry- good recipes and advice on clean eating
- craigballantyne and Sharefitness- great workout advise and motivation
- Foodiemcbody- a local blogger who is on the same journey that I am 🙂
This is a new world so Cool! Follow me on Twitter @Drkayloses
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Ok is it Olive Oil, Coconut oil, butter ? I’m confused. I know we need healthy fats but I am clueless on which is best for what. I generally use Olive Oil in a spray can. I spritz veggies or use in a pan for nonstick. I love to use on salads. When would I use coconut oil? I don’t fry foods. Is it healthy or just the latest fad? I read conflicting views. Use in everything or its loaded in saturated fats and don’t use. I have noticed it in my daughters popcorn oil. We make homemade popcorn it’s so good but will it go with eggs or in a salad? I’m part of the low-fat for weight loss generation so I finally get how fats are healthy . I love avocado and nut butters but this coconut oil thing is puzzling me. I hear you should use organic unrefined coconut oil. This is one of those post that has more questions than answers. Help?
- Coconut What?……. (nutrispire.wordpress.com)
- A Little About Coconut Oil (fitsugar.com)