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Why is Coconut Oil a Super Food when it is a Saturated Fat?

May 01, 2016 Chris Green

It seems that everywhere you look, someone is making a new claim about coconut oil. It’s been popping up on shelves in everything from moisturiser to mouthwash, but coconut oil has also garnered the coveted title of “super food.” However, anyone with a little knowledge of dietary fats knows that when fats are solid at room temperature—like coconut oil—they’re rich in saturated fats, the kind that ‘conventional’ health experts tell you to avoid. So if coconut oil is a saturated fat, how is it a super food?  While it’s true that coconut oil is high in saturated fat, coconut oil’s...

What are the 3 Unhealthiest Junk Foods on Earth?

April 26, 2016 Chris Green

These days, everyone is trying to lead a healthier life. The recent influx of chronic health conditions as a result of the obesity and (lesser known) inflammation epidemic that we are currently facing is ultimately to blame. We all know that certain foods, however tastebud pleasing they may be can be bad for our health. What a lot of us don’t realise is just HOW bad these foods can be. These are just some of the bad guys whom you should probably look out for. Soft Drink One of the absolute worst things that you can put in your body...

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