coconut oil vs butter

Coconut Oil Demand Rises

We know, you know, we know our friends know just how delicious and healthy coconut oil is. We talk about it on this blog everyday – from how to use it in your favorite recipe to how to incorporate it into your daily beauty routine. But did you know just how popular coconut oil really is? Well one sign is that OLIVE OIL stores have to carry it! Let’s be honest, that’s pretty amazing. Now, don’t get me wrong, I still occasionally use olive oil, but this really surprised me. The owners of The Olive Barin Campbell, California, were recently […]

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Butter vs Coconut Oil Showdown

America has an obsession with butter.  It’s our guilty pleasure that we can find a way to incorporate into any meal we make.  Pancakes, grilled cheese, pasta, pound cake.  Those are all starchy examples, but you’ll also find butter drenched vegetables, salmon, chicken and more.  I believe some people, probably Paula Dean, would put butter on her butter.  Ideally though, we shouldn’t be consuming more that one teaspoon a day of butter, salted or unsalted.  One tablespoon of salted butter contains 100 calories, 30mg of cholesterol, and 81mg of sodium. In comparison one tablespoon of unrefined coconut oil contains 120 […]