We use only high quality Ingredients in our edibles. From 'Parve' non dairy chocolate chips to aluminum free baking soda to our organic coconut oil.
Now considered a "super food", coconut oil is used for everything, from skin cream to hair products. The high saturated fat content once gave this oil a bad reputation. But this saturated fat is quite different than the saturated fat found in meat.
Coconut oil does not clog arteries like the fat found in meat. Coconut oil contains 50% Lauric acid which is now proven to help prevent various heart problems like high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. Coconut oil does not lead to increase in LDL levels and reduces the incidence of injury and damage to arteries which helps to prevent atherosclerosis.
Coconut oil contains medium and short chain fatty acids that help in weight reduction. Research suggests that coconut oil helps to reduce abdominal obesity in women. It is easy to digest and helps the thyroid and endocrine system to function. It also increases the body's metabolic rate by removing stress on the pancreas and this burns more energy and helps obese and overweight people lose weight.
Coconut oil strengthens the immune system. It contains antimicrobial lipids, lauric acid, which has anti fungal, antibacterial and anti viral properties. The body uses lauric acid in such a way that its an effective way to deal with viruses and bacteria that cause diseases like herpes, influenza, and even HIV. Coconut oil also helps in fighting harmful bacteria like listeria and h-pylori.
Digestion & Candida
We use coconut oil in our cookies because is aids in digestion. It can help to prevent stomach and digestion related problems like irritable bowel syndrome. It also helps in the absorption of other nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Coconut oil also provides relief from Candida yeast infections. It helps with inflammation caused by Candida. The caprilyc and lauric acids eliminate Candida.
For diabetics, coconut oil helps control blood sugar and improves the secretion of insulin. The oil improves the ability of the body to absorb important minerals like calcium and magnesium which are needed for bone development.
Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
- Prevents wrinkles, sagging skin, skin dryness and flaking
- Reduces protien loss in hair and nourishes the hair
- Treats pancreatitis and Alzheimer's disease
- Prevents and effectively cures Candida
- Improves bone health
- Helps in easy digestion
- Strengthens immune system
- Prevents diseases affecting liver and kidney
- Effective in healing damaged tissues and infections
- Rich in lauric acid that helps maintain blood sugar and cholesterol levels