…coconut! Yes, that old chestnut. I know that coco-worship is old news these days and coconut products are pretty ubiquitous, but coconut products are not all equal (in quality, source, processing) and as someone who regularly consumes the glory of coconut in all its forms, I wanted to share my favourite brands.
Why Coconut is Life:
Coconuts are incredibly nutritious, rich in fibre and in lots of different vitamins and minerals. Coconut oil is cholesterol free and its fatty acids (lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid) have antioxidant, anti-ageing, antibacterial, antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties. These fats are also much easier for the body to process than the fats found in other common oils, and they are converted straight into energy rather than sent straight to the hips and jowls. Coconut oil has been linked to a whole range of health benefits including lowering cholesterol, lowering chance of heart disease/diabetes/brain disorders, improving energy levels, reducing…
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