Coconut oil is great for your hair, and some people use it on their skin, too. But it seems as though every time I see somebody singing the praises of moisturising with the stuff, their very next complaint is that they just need to figure out how to get rid of their stubborn acne.
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Coconut oil has a great reputation as a healthy, natural, even miraculous substance — even though, as far as we can tell, it never really did anything to earn that reputation. Now a professor is making headlines for calling it “poison” in a lecture in Germany. What do you really need to know about coconut oil?
Tips and tricks come at you when you least at expect them. Just last week, I was unwinding from a hard day of hacking food with an episode of the new Queer Eye, when food expert/T-shirt aficionado/new Ted Allen Antoni Porowski told whatever straight dude he was working on (they all blend together) that a little coconut oil would de-stink even the most garlicky hands.
Word on the street is that coconut oil is bad for you. Once thought to be a "fat burning fat" that was good to incorporate into your diet, now the advice is "you can put it on your body, but don't put it in your body."
Who doesn't love logging on to the good old 'net on a Saturday morning to the headline "Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'"? It has everything. "Ah," you might think, "my favourite health product is as bad as butter!" Or you might even say to yourself, "Those coconut oil-huffing liberals are really getting what's coming to them!"
Chocolate magic shell is a flawless ice cream topping, but there's nothing wrong with mixing it up. If you're a fan of peanut butter -- and who isn't -- you can make your own peanut butter magic shell with just two ingredients.
It's hard to eat healthy when there's so much junk food to choose from -- but some of the most sugary foods have managed to convince a lot of us that they are healthy. A recent New York Times survey finds that most people overestimate the healthiness of orange juice, frozen yogurt and especially granola bars.