This episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast is all about coconut oil. Is it a health food or just hype? We discuss some health claims associated with coconut oil, what the research says, our conclusions, and some popular (and not so well-known) uses.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
In the News:
- California Appeals Ruling to Overturn Fois Gras Ban
- White Castle Debuts Veggie Burger Across Country
- Conscious Company Magazine
Resources Used for this Episode
- Fats and Cholesterol: Out with the Bad, In with the Good
- The Truth About Coconut Oil
- Is Coconut Oil Really All It’s Cracked Up to Be?
- 77 Coconut Oil Uses and Cures
- Top 5 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
- The Skinny on Fat: Good Fats vs. Bad Fats
Recipe of the Week
- Vickie’s Tropical Smoothie
Quotes of the Week
[reminder]Do you use coconut oil? If yes, what are your favorite uses?[/reminder]
My diabetes is such a central part of my life… it did teach me discipline… it also taught me about moderation… I’ve trained myself to be super-vigilant… because I feel better when I am in control.
— Sonya Sotomayor
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa
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