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Commercial deodorants contain potential carcinogens like aluminum and parabens. Switch to coconut oil deodorant because it is free of chemicals and kills bacteria, which reduces odor in the armpits. Using dry powders will soak up moisture and sweat. To make the deodorant, mix equal parts coconut oil, cornstarch or arrowroot, and baking soda. For extra drying power, add more cornstarch or charcoal powder.
If your hair is dull, dry, frizzy, and unmanageable, then deep conditioning is the only solution. But the various spa and salon treatments and...
It is not an easy choice when you decide to become a vegan. Going vegan also doesn’t mean you are adopting the best lifestyle...
Yogurt is full of nutrients and also benefits your heart health and digestion. Non-dairy yogurts like almond yogurt, coconut yogurt, and soy yogurt is a good alternative for the people who are lactose intolerant. Greek yogurt is thicker than the regular yogurt as the whey and lactose if removed from it. It also contains less sugar and carbohydrates. When you buy yogurt, avoid buying the one with added sugar and thickeners to reap all the benefits.
Hemorrhoids are extremely painful and occur when the veins in and around the rectum become inflamed, creating hard bumps that are itchy and irritating. Applying coconut oil will soothe inflammation, but you can also add ginger or peppermint oils for extra relief. Combine coconut oil with aloe vera gel or witch hazel for a cooling effect. To treat hemorrhoids from the inside, drink mild laxatives like ginger or dandelion tea with coconut oil.
Being diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance can make life difficult because most of our favorite foods contain gluten. While the food industry...
Coconut flour is an amazing source of fiber. It'll promote healthy digestion, making it easier to pass bowel movements. You'll also get protection from heart disease, thanks to the cholesterol-lowering effects of fiber. This nutrient doesn't affect your blood sugar, so it's perfect for diabetes prevention and management. Additionally, the fiber can lower your risk for breast and colon cancer by reducing inflammation. To use coconut flour, substitute 10 to 20 percent of flour in a recipe.
Matcha tea is not the only way to use matcha. You can blend it into a peach and apple juice or even a banana smoothie. For breakfast, you can add matcha, milk, and a sweetener to chia seeds and serve cold with some berries. If you like popsicles, you can make matcha green tea frozen coconut popsicles that are healthy for adults and children.
The debate is still on about whether raw food is better or cooked, but most nutritionists suggest a mix of both. Some foods, when eaten...
Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large mixing bowl, add and mix - 1 large mashed sweet potato, 12 medjool dates, 2 beaten eggs, 1c ground hazelnuts/almonds, 1/2t baking powder, 2T cocoa powder, 1/2t salt, 1/2t cinnamon, and 1c melted dark chocolate with 2t coconut oil, 6t maple syrup. Pour the mix into a greased pan; bake for around 30 mins or until cooked through.
Birthdays and parties can be overwhelming when it comes to not-so-healthy diets, especially for babies. Making paleo and baby friendly cakes by replacing the usual ingredients with almond flour and/or coconut flour, maple syrup ensures the goodness of both health and taste.
Coconut flour is a healthy alternative for other flours. It contains protein, fiber and healthy fats. Its manganese content helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It's useful for absorbing other nutrients essential to the body such as vitamin C. Also, it is nutrient dense and good for the heart.
Craving for that luscious, light, and silky cheesecake sans sugar? What if we told you we have a recipe not just for a fine...
Saute the whites of a bunch of spring onions and 1/2 tbsp minced garlic in 2 tbsp coconut oil. Add and stir in 4 cups grated sweet potatoes, salt and pepper, and 1/2 cup veg/chicken broth and reduce it. Toss in 1 cup cooked green peas, 2 scrambled eggs, 2 tsp soy sauce, 1/2 cup toasted dessicated coconut, 1/2 bunch chopped cilantro, spring onion greens, and sesame oil.
Tigernut is a small root vegetable common in the Middle East and Africa. It does not cause autoimmune or allergic reactions. It is a balanced meal in itself with its high-carb, protein, good fat, zinc, magnesium, and vitamins content. It is a nutrition-rich substitute for white flour. Unlike other grain-free flour, tigernut flour gives the right flavour and texture in baked foods.