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Virgin coconut oil

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Atlantico, Nov 22, 2018.

  1. Atlantico

    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    I read on this forum that Virgin coconut oil is good for your brain.
    Can anyone give me suggestions for using this oil in daily cooking. I bought some yesterday and find the sweet taste too sweet for cooking savoury food and I don't eat sweet food.

    Thank you. Atlantico
     
    #1 Atlantico, Nov 22, 2018 at 8:15 AM
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  2. Kim Possible

    Kim Possible Type 1 · Expert

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    @Atlantico Do you mean virgin olive oil (as per your text) or virgin coconut oil as per your title?
     
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  3. Atlantico

    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Oops, sorry. I meant coconut oil. I obviously need some for my foggy brain!

    I have amended my confusing post.
    Thanks.
     
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    #3 Atlantico, Nov 22, 2018 at 10:20 AM
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    I too found it unpalatable.
    So I use animal fats, such as lard, beef dripping, duck fat or goose fat.
    Much better for frying your eggs and omelettes!
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Bulletproof coffee.
     
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    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I use it when baking as I don't use artificial sweeteners.
    Coconut flour is good too and ground almonds - you can make cake like things which are not too sweet and use them to make a low carb trifle with a little fruit, or yogurt in gelatine, and real custard, or just to have with coffee.
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    I use it on my High protein Rolls just instead of butter
     
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    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all for your ideas. I am learning fast thanks to everyone here.
    :)
     
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    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    where do you get your high protein rolls from please (sorry gone off topic but desperate !)
    Carol
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Lidl protein rolls have been discontinued Asda has stopped se!!ing the high protein polish bread
    Carol
     
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    kokhongw I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Typically use it to scramble eggs or bulletproof coffee. It keeps the brain humming in the morning...
     
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    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks to everyone for your advice. Thanks also to Brunneira, I have now started making fat bombs.
     
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