Gluten Free Labeling

    Recently the FDA set an official standard for gluten free labeling. Officially for anything to be labeled gluten free it must contain less than twenty parts per million of gluten. This is a big victory for anyone with gluten intolerance or celiac disease as having even the smallest amount of gluten could be extremely harmful. Without these standards set by the FDA brands could recklessly slap a gluten free label on anything they wanted without any concern for those they may harm, lucky for us coconut oil is a naturally gluten free product.     If you already […]

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FDA on Coconut Oil: Generally Regarded As Safe

Round and round we go, where we stop no body knows!  Coconut oil has for so long unfairly gotten a bad rap.  Current studies on coconut oil have shown that the main ingredient, lauric acid, has antibacterial, antiviral, and antioxidant properties.  All good stuff!  Then there are those that still think coconut is part of the tree nut family.  It’s not!  (Read about tree nuts here.)  Allergic reactions to coconuts are an extremely rare condition.  Let’s stress that again, extremely rare!  Peanut allergies are commonplace today, but coconut allergies are not.  In fact, coconut oil is safe enough that the […]

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