Crazy for coconut oil?? You should be! Coconut oil is gaining popularity as more and more people realize that virgin, unrefined coconut oil is much different (and healthier!) than the hydrogenated coconut oil found in many packaged foods. While hydrogenated oils are void of nutrients, unrefined coconut oil is a saturated fat that contains a unique combination of short and medium chain fatty acids, including lauric and myristic acids, which offer a host of health-promoting properties.
From the Purely Elizabeth blog, this great explanation of why you should be eating coconut oil. Also, try the kabocha squash tot recipe at the end, SO good!
Not just your potato’s best friend, this fresh and woody herb promotes hair growth and stimulates blood circulation. The fragrant oils in the rosemary leaf also dissolve excess and clogging sebum in hair follicles to balance oil production without over-drying. Make your own herbal tea hair rinse with fresh rosemary or apply hair oil with the essential oil.
Soy is one of the most controversial foods in the world. Depending who you ask, some may call it a superfood while others consider it a toxin. It seems for every study supporting the benefits of soy there’s another revealing its harmful effects− making researching soy very confusing to consumers.