why cook with coconut oil

Building A Relationship With Food – The Importance Of Learning To Cook

Cooking with coconut oil is something which delights us and our many readers – that’s why we work tirelessly to bring you new recipes to try with your favorite ingredient! However, there’s a lot more to cooking with coconut oil than simply enjoying yourself and creating delicious foods. Cooking is an oft-neglected skill [1] in the modern world, but one which we could seriously do with reviving. Remember that when cooking or baking with coconut oil, simply replace it in a 1:1 ratio for any recipe that calls for butter or oil. Here are just a few reasons to grab […]

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Why Do Registered Dietitians use Coconut Oil?

One of the biggest questions that I hear all the time is “The saturated fat in coconut oil is so high, so why would I use it?”. Unfortunately, saturated fat has “gotten a bad rep” from studies that were done many years ago. The studies that were performed about saturated fat being bad to consume were about the animal based saturated fats. Coconut oil on the other hand has been found to be a plant-based saturated fat, making it easily digestible and used as an energy source. Yes, coconut oil does have a higher amount of saturated fat, however this […]

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