Edible Island Nutrition News

Welcome to Nutrition News where you will find nutrition related articles from our in-store Nutritionist Debbie Bowman.

Debbie Bowman is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who holds degrees from both the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and the University of British Columbia. Debbie is our in-store nutritionist here at Edible Island where she assists customers make informed food and supplements choices to best achieve their specific health goals.

 

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

September 16, 2016 Debbie Bowman

Called the "tree of life" in the Philippines and the "all giving tree" in Indian classics, the coconut palm has sustained cultures throughout millennia. In fact, the coconut is the foundation of most diets in tropic and sub-tropic countries. Though the flesh of the coconut is popular, as is its milk, the most widely used part of the coconut is its oil.

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