Consumer Health: Coconut oil and weight loss
Coconut oil is widely promoted for weight loss. While the promises sound great, the research is less clear. A few studies have looked at the benefit of coconut oil on weight loss, and results have been mixed. While some studies have reported a decrease in participants' waist size and body mass index, also called BMI, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 14, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Superfoods for GUNS: How to clean and lubricate firearms using orange peel extracts and COCONUT OIL
(Natural News) Stocking up on coconut oil as a preparedness item is extremely wise. You can use it both as a food and as a gun cleaner and lubricant, it turns out. In today’s featured video at PrepWithMike.com, I reveal how to clean and lubricate firearms using superfoods instead of toxic, liver-damaging solvents and cleaning... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Heart-healthy diet myths
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. The food you eat can play a major role in your risk of developing heart disease, but three popular nutrition myths could steer you down the wrong path. Do you know whether including coconut oil, eggs, and omega-3 or fish oil supplements in [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 2, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment - how eggs could be used on your scalp to prevent alopecia
HAIR LOSS is a normal condition that affects many people in the UK - but it can be upsetting. You could treat alopecia, or lower your chances of losing your hair, by simply using a mixture of eggs and coconut oil as a moisturiser for your scalp at home to stimulate hair growth, it's been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema treatment - the £1.50 oil to protect against dry skin at home
ECZEMA could be treated by using creams, moisturisers or emollients. But you could also get rid of the dry skin condition at home during the coronavirus lockdown by using this natural oil. Coconut oil may help to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Coconut oil contains molecules found to be effective against coronavirus
(Natural News) New research out of the Philippines has uncovered yet another potentially viable candidate for treating and preventing the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) without the need for pharmaceuticals or vaccines, and it is lovingly known to many of our readers as coconut oil. Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit, PhD, from Ateneo de Manila University, along with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunburn help: Should you have a hot or cold shower for sunburn? Does coconut oil help?
SUNBURN may become more common now the UK is seeing sunnier weather. So if you have sunburn, should you have a hot or cold shower to ease the pain? And does coconut oil help? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does coconut oil help scars heal?
  More than a cooking ingredient, coconut oil has moisturizing properties that can work wonders for your skin. Some people use coconut oil regularly to hydrate their dry skin, while others have found it works especially well for reducing, even if not typically eliminating, the appearance of scarring. Here’s your quick guide to using coconut oil for scar treatment: Coconut oil may help reduce the appearance of scarring. The potential healing properties Coconut oil provides a thick, hydrating layer on the skin as it heals. Such moisturizing may help with early scar treatment, especially when the damage...
Source: Advanced Tissue - March 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound healing Source Type: news

Philippines and Singapore look into COCONUT OIL molecules as potential cures for the coronavirus
(Natural News) Coconut oil has been widely marketed as a superfood that provides a range of health benefits – from improving heart health to boosting brain function. Now, researchers from Singapore and the Philippines are exploring its potential use as a treatment for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Benefits that make coconut oil a really healthy "fat"
(Natural News) Coconut oil originally had a bad rap among health experts and health buffs alike, being branded with terms like “deadly” or “unhealthy.” This is mostly due to its significant saturated fat content, which experts claim to increase cholesterol levels and increase your risk of a heart attack. However, coconut oil eventually dragged itself... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut Oil Consumption Linked to Increased LDL Coconut Oil Consumption Linked to Increased LDL
The high saturated fat content of coconut oil could be driving adverse cholesterol changes, authors of a new review of published studies suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 20, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Why coconut oil might not deserve the 'health halo' it's been given
It's regularly touted as a "superfood" or a "healthy fat" and is found in health food stores across the country. But coconut oil is made up almost entirely of saturated fat. Marketplace looks at how the product came to be seen as an attractive alternative for cooking, baking — and even in coffee. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

The antifungal properties of coconut oil extend even to opportunistic pathogens: Study
(Natural News) Coconut is a popular health-promoting and versatile medicinal food that provides a variety of  benefits, including boosting heart health, reducing stress, and preventing brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. Now, recent research suggests that coconut, specifically coconut oil, has antifungal properties as well. A study published in the American Society of Microbiology’s journal mSphere found that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best ways to eat coconut oil?
People can eat coconut oil in many different ways, including as a cooking oil, as an alternative to butter in baking, and in smoothies. Learn about how to use it, and how much to use, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Coffee and coconut oil: The perfect pair?
(Natural News) Coffee is arguably one of the world’s most popular beverages. It comes in different kinds – espresso, cappuccino, mochaccino – but the newest trend in mixed coffee introduces an uncommon ingredient: coconut oil. Individually, coffee and coconut oil have their own nutritional benefits, but the potential effects of drinking a mixed brew remain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beat Candida and balance your gut health with these 20 anti-fungal foods
(Natural News) Patients with a candida infection need to eat as many anti-fungal foods as possible. These healthy foods kill the yeast by starving them of sugar and breaking down candida’s cellular walls. One of the best anti-fungal foods is coconut oil. It contains caprylic acid and lauric acid which support the immune system. Apple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding coconut oil to your keto diet can prevent, treat Alzheimer's
(Natural News) A recent review of dietary interventions aimed at preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease suggests that the ketogenic diet is a promising nutritional approach, and at the forefront of this recent finding is coconut oil. Researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand examined existing studies on the prevention and reversal of Alzheimer’s, including... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 5 ways to get rid of blisters
It is possible to help a blister heal by applying lemon balm, coconut oil, or aloe vera to it. Prevention is also possible. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema: Is coconut oil the answer to curing eczema symptoms?
ECZEMA is a lifelong health condition connected to a person ’s immune system. Symptoms vary according to the age of the person but often include scaly and itchy patches of skin. What is the best treatment to help cure the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals coconut oil is a better insect repellent compared to DEET, a harmful chemical ingredient
(Natural News) A recent U.S. Department of Agriculture study revealed that compounds in coconut oil could ward off insects better than DEET, the main ingredient in insect repellent products. In the study, which was published in the journal Scientific Reports, scientists from the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service identified coconut oil fatty acids which showed significant repellent properties, especially against disease... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homemade sunscreen is a recipe for burns
A study by the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio found 68 per cent of DIY sunscreens on Pinterest offer poor UV protection, with many being made up of essential oils, shea butter and coconut oil. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to use coconut oil for vaginal dryness?
Some people prefer a more natural approach to relieving vaginal dryness. Pure coconut oil is free from additives, and studies suggest that it is generally safe to use on the skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the most healthful oils?
Healthful oils are an essential part of all diets. In this article, we compare some of the most popular oils, looking at their health benefits, nutrition, and uses in cooking. We include olive oil, coconut oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

The neuroprotective benefits of coconut oil
(Natural News) It’s no surprise that in some regions of the world, coconuts are called the “tree of life.” It’s not just because no part of the tree goes unwasted, it’s also due to its multiple health benefits. Recent studies, in particular, have shown that the use of coconuts — especially coconut oil — is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Housecall: Coconut oil and weight loss
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Coconut oil for weight loss: Does it work? Coconut oil is from the dried fruit (nut) of the coconut palm tree. Although it's called an oil, it's essentially solid at room temperature, more like the texture and consistency of vegetable shortening.?Coconut oil is widely promoted for weight loss. While the promises [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 25, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does coconut oil promote weight loss?
Many people claim that adding coconut oil to the diet can help promote weight loss. However, these claims tend to rely on studies that investigated medium-chain triglycerides oils rather than coconut oil itself. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Coconut oil better than DEET at repelling insects, compelling new research shows
(Natural News) DEET is currently considered the gold standard when it comes to insect repellents, known for being long-lasting and highly effective. Yes, it has a host of concerning side effects, but many people take on the risks in hopes of avoiding serious mosquito, flea and tick-borne illnesses. Soon, however, people may not have to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for hair
Coconut oil offers a variety of benefits for the hair, which include reducing frizz and preventing the damage that harsh chemicals and pollution can cause. Learn how to use coconut oil for hair here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Coconut oil studied for its potential to reverse Alzheimer's
(Natural News) Could coconut oil help mitigate the effects of Alzheimer’s disease? Some research has indicated that it very well could be a natural way to boost cognition, and possibly even reverse the effects of this dreaded disease. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the most common form of dementia across the globe, and there is no currently... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil: Does the popular oil really have health benefits and should we eat it?
COCONUT OIL has been hailed for having various health benefits ranging from promoting healthy skin to helping people to lose weight. But is the popular oil really that good for you or is it just a fad? Express.co.uk spoke to one dietitian who explains the truth behind coconut oil and whether we should be including it in our diets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 12 natural remedies for eczema
Many natural remedies can relieve the dry, itchy skin that eczema causes, including aloe vera, coconut oil, special baths, and essential oils. In this article, we discuss the best natural remedies for eczema and how to use them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What foods help burn fat?
Foods that help people burn fat include split peas, chili peppers, coconut oil, and oily fish. Learn more about the best foods for burning fat, and how to add them to the diet, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Why coconut oil should be a part of your survival stockpile
(Natural News) Coconut oil is a staple in any prepper’s pantry. Aside from being a shelf stable product, coconut oil is a nutritious substitute for cooking oil. Additionally, coconut oil has various survival uses. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com.) There are many different types of coconut oil, and two of them include refined or unrefined coconut oil. Refined coconut oil is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother claims her son's second degree burns cleared up thanks to a £7.99 pot of coconut oil
Tracy Hallwood, 24, of Cheshire, only turned her back for a second last October when her son Arlo, now 20 months, pulled a boiling brew off the kitchen counter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the 'bulletproof coffee' trend isn't a magic bullet
Do you take your coffee black or with cream and sugar? How?about with butter and coconut oil? A current diet trend blends butter, coconut oil and coffee together in what's referred to as "butter coffee" or "bulletproof coffee." Does a cup of high-fat coffee translate to health benefits as some ?supporters claim? Katherine Zeratsky, a [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

WATCH: How to use fats and oils for healthy hair, skin
Dermatologist Whitney Bowe explains the key skincare ingredients to look out for and how household items like olive and coconut oil improve your skin and hair. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefits of oil pulling with coconut oil
Oil pulling is a method of cleansing the mouth by swishing oil around for up to 20 minutes. Learn about the possible benefits oil pulling with coconut oil here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 9 healthful substitutes for butter
There are several common substitutes for butter, including coconut oil, mashed bananas, and avocado. Learn about the possible alternatives to butter here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

8 natural remedies that can cure preventable diseases in the U.S.
(Natural News) Did you know that a lot of diseases plaguing Americans right now — such as the common cold, diarrhea, and halitosis (bad breath) — can be prevented with natural and effective home remedies? For example, coconut oil, a natural alternative to mouthwash, can improve your oral health and eliminate bad breath. Coconut oil can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virgin coconut oil improves your lipid profile
(Natural News) Coconut is known in some cultures as the “tree of life,” and it’s hard to argue against it. People have found a use for every part of the coconut tree, from the leaves down to its roots. It can be processed into many forms, from food and medicine to fuel, timber, and even oil.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Coconut oil - perfect, poison or somewhere in between?
If you search for information about coconut oil online, you'll see it's one of the best things you can put in your body. Or one of the worst. "Some people say it's the best thing since sliced bread. Other people say it's poison," says?Dr. Donald Hensrud, a nutrition expert and author of The Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Coconut oil is a SUPERFOOD: Studies show it can offer unique benefits to your brain
(Natural News) Coconut oil has been the subject of a lot of conflicting information recently. On one hand, you have various bloggers outlining its benefits, and on the other, you have a few very vocal individuals with their own motivations denouncing it. There’s one easy way to clear this up: Take a look at what... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newborn whose skin erupted in ACNE now has a clear complexion thanks to a £7.99 coconut oil
Henry Holdsworth was just three weeks old when his stay-at-home mother Alex, 31, from Kettering, Northamptonshire, noticed red blemishes springing up on his cheeks. These then spread all over his body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caprylic acid, a nutrient found in coconut oil, kills persistent Candida biofilms
(Natural News) Caprylic acid, a natural compound found in abundance in coconut oil, has been observed to penetrate and eradicate persistent Candida biofilms. A recent peer-reviewed study published in Frontiers of Microbiology concluded that a combination of caprylic acid and pectic acid (a water-soluble fiber found in most fruits and vegetables) completely eliminated pathogenic biofilms... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut oil is a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in food preservation
(Natural News) Another study has proven that coconut oil is indeed healthy. In a study published in the journal Food Science and Technology, coconut oil cake was found to be a versatile and natural antioxidant that can be used in preserving food. There have been no studies as of yet that looked into the utilization... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use coconut oil for eczema
Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. It can soothe dry, itchy skin resulting from eczema and help prevent infection. In this article, we look at how to use coconut oil for eczema, other benefits, and risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Leading cardiologist slams professor who claimed coconut oil is POISON
EXCLUSIVE:In a scathing video, Dr Aseem Malhotra, a former cardiologist at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, called on Professor Karin Michels to apologise for her 'entirely false' claim and to retract it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harvard quack spreads fear about coconut oil, claims it's "pure poison" and recommends eating LARD instead
(Natural News) When it comes to the question of what’s healthy and what isn’t, the medical community seems completely unable to make up its collective mind. This is particularly noticeable when it comes to the issue of healthy fats. A hundred years ago, people happily spread their sandwiches with delicious, farm-fresh butter. Then the whole... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing media declares WAR on human health: Coconut oil, vitamin D and nutrition under extreme attack
(Natural News) The left-wing media hasn’t merely declared war on reason and liberty; they’re now waging a coordinated, full-on attack on human health. Two recent attacks highlight the nefarious agenda in the anti-human media: The attacks on coconut oil, one of the cleanest, healthiest plant-based dietary fat source on the planet. Attacks on vitamin D,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news