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Top Coconut Oil Uses for 2015

Now that the year is coming to an end, I wanted to take a moment to recap our most viewed coconut oil uses for 2015. If you’re not familiar with this healthy fat then it’s definitely a must-try! Coconut oil is a plant based saturated fat, which is generally used as a replacement for butter or oil when cooking and baking. When using coconut oil in a recipe, you simply replace it in a 1:1 ratio. Example – ½ cup of butter would be substituted for ½ cup coconut oil. Coconut oil is also absorbed differently than butter or olive […]

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Top Coconut Oil Uses of 2014

Reflecting on 2014, I have found so many uses for coconut oil that I always try to share with all my family and friends. For those of you who are not familiar with coconut oil, it’s used as a replacement for butter or oil in a 1:1 ratio when cooking and baking. Coconut oil contains medium chain triglycerides, the most recognizable of them being lauric acid. Just like coconut oil, lauric acid is also found in breast milk. Rich in antioxidants, lauric acid and other medium chain triglycerides may help the body absorb important nutrients and minerals, as well as […]

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Coconut Oil Tattoo Healing

Hey Kelapo fans, my name is Sebastian and I’m the newest nut on the Kelapo team! In the future, I’ll be sharing useful everyday tips and tricks for coconut oil. It is not something most people talk about, but proper tattoo aftercare is one of the most important parts of ensuring your tattoo will be the best it can be for years to come. Since 2009, I have spent over thirty hours under the hand of a tattoo artist. All of my tattoos are on my lower body and swelling has always been an issue for me. It is pretty standard […]