Giveaway: 2 Quarts of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Coconut Oil – a $59 Value!

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One of the first changes to make when starting a real food diet is to improve the fats and oils you are eating. Many people are still under the impression that the polyunsaturated vegetable fats are good and the saturated fats are bad. Frankly, it is just the opposite. Saturated fats from pasture raised animals are critical to good health, as well as the saturated fats from coconut oil.

How could an oil that is so good for you have gotten such a bad reputation?

The answer comes down to simple economics and politics. Based on some flawed studies performed over four decades ago, some of which used primarily unhealthy hydrogenated coconut oils, a powerful anti-saturated fat movement began.

Hydrogenated oils are oils with trans-fatty acids, which have been altered from their original chemical composition and have been shown to raise cholesterol levels and lead to heart disease and other health problems. You should not consume hydrogenated oils, whether it is coconut or any other vegetable oil. Trans fats and hydrogenated oils are actually banned from certain municipalities because people are starting to understand what Dr. Mary Enig has been saying for the past four decades.

Edible Oil Industry Promotes Rancid Vegetable Oils

Around the 1960’s the edible oil industry began to denounce all saturated fats and heavily promote polyunsaturated fats such as canola, soybean, safflower, corn, and other seed and nut oils. However, these oils are highly refined, easily become rancid when exposed to oxygen and produce large amounts of damaging free radicals in the body. Additionally, they are mainly from genetically modified crops. What is not commonly known is that these oils can actually cause premature aging, clotting, inflammation, cancer and weight gain.

Fortunately, coconut oil has begun to gain some positive media exposure as researchers realize it has been used for thousands of years. However, coconut oil can vary widely in terms of the types of coconuts used and the manufacturing processes used to make the oil. These factors play a major role in the effectiveness of the oil.

Many commercial coconut oils are RBD (refined, bleached, and deodorized). RBD oils do contain the medium chain fatty acids, however they also contain chemicals used in processing. It is better to buy a coconut oil that has not been bleached, deodorized, refined or hydrogenated. This is called virgin coconut oil.

Coconut oil has a medium smoke point which makes it really good for pan sauteing and baking. It tastes delicious in baked goods and is great to add to shakes. Some people enjoy it added to coffee or tea as well. There are hundreds of uses for coconut oil.

Coconut oil is getting more popular and new companies are springing up with products. It’s important to know exactly where the oil is coming from, how it is prepared and what impact it is having on the community and environment.

The coconut products and particularly the oil from Tropical Traditions meets all the high standards I have set. Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is certified organic according to strict USDA requirements. It is hand-made in the Philippines the traditional way.

 Read more about the health benefits of coconut oil here

If you do not want to wait for the giveaway to end you can purchase Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil here.

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Get 10 Extra Chances to Win 2 Quarts of Gold Label Coconut Oil!

In this giveaway I am giving TEN EXTRA CHANCES to win the 2 quarts of coconut oil to those folks who have bought the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle from my link here. I will be checking this to be sure, so don’t take the extra chances unless you have purchased the bundle from my link.

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Find out more about the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle Here.

As if all the materials in the bundle were not enough, to make this offer even sweeter, I am giving you an additional incentive. I am offering you full access to my online self paced ecourse, Go Grain Free!

That’s right! You read that correctly! I am giving you my ecourse ($199.00 value) when you purchase the Healthy Living Bundle through my link right here.

If you do not want to wait for the giveaway to end you can purchase Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil here.

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Leave a Comment

  • Ronnie September 10, 2014, 11:55 pm

    Please keep up your hard work

  • Karen D September 11, 2014, 7:31 am

    By the looks, there are 100 entries for purchase… just sayin’

  • Roxana S. September 11, 2014, 11:29 am

    Thank you! Love coconut oil and use it everyday :O)

  • sabrina September 11, 2014, 12:11 pm

    LOVE this oil! It’s the ONLY one I use! Thanks for the offer!

  • Carol September 13, 2014, 4:46 pm

    I love coconut oil for so many things.

  • Libby October 6, 2014, 1:45 pm

    Jill, the package got here today! Thank you so much for the care you took in
    wrapping it – got here safe and sound! This is just so wonderful, as my daughter
    and I both suffer tremedously from inflammation problems, and we have heard to
    much good about this oil!
    Thanks again, and bless you bless you for this