coconut oil verses butter

What Pareve Means for Rosh Hashanah

Today at sundown begins a very important holiday for the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah. This holy day is also known as the Jewish New Year and the “Head of the Year” because it marks the anniversary of Adam and Eve. While not all in the faith practice a kosher kitchen, when preparing dishes for the High Holiday over the next two days, it’s important to remember these rules for cooking and storing food. There are three different types of kosher classification: dairy, meat and pareve. Coconut oil falls into the pareve category. In a kosher kitchen, dairy and meat cannot […]

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Coconut Oil in Oxygen Magazine

This month Oxygen Magazine featured coconut oil twice! In the first article, they did a side-by-side comparison to olive oil. They even named a winner of the feud and the winner was… COCONUT OIL! Looks like Oxygen Magazine may be a little coco-nuts too! They chose coconut oil as the winner because it is more versatile and because of all of its healthy benefits! The healthy benefits they listed include: medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), lauric acid, antioxidants, and its anti-microbial properties. We already know all of the great benefits of coconut oil over other oils and butter, but be sure to […]

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Coconut Oil vs. Butter

Coconut Oil is becoming extremely popular and taking Hollywood by storm; check out our  Top 5 New Celebrities to Coconut Oil. However, there are still many people who are skeptical of coconut oil and it’s benefits over butter and olive oil. We spoke with the owner of Life Fitness Academy, Terry Barga, about using coconut oil and he said, “We love coconut oil and raw, pastured butter here at Life Fitness Academy and definitely recommend that our clients get rid of their polyunsaturated vegetable oils in favor of more stable fats that are not quick to go rancid. Many people […]

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