Happy 2016! We kicked off the new year with a trip to the gym and a post workout smoothie that is too good to keep to ourselves. Not only is this smoothie delicious, but it is a great way to help your body recover after a workout. The medium chain triglycerides (MTCs) in coconut oil provide immediate energy and will even help boost your metabolism by 13%! Ingredients Glass of ice water 1 tablespoon SoloCoco Coconut Oil (for immediate energy) 1 tablespoon natural powder Kah Kow (for reducing oxidative stress) 1 tablespoon coconut sugar (provides polyphenols and vitamins) 1 cup berries (provides amino acids and crucial vitamins) 1 serving of protein powder (for muscle growth and recovery) ​Beat all ingredients in a blender. So next time you hit the gym reward yourself with this smoothie after your workout… your body will thank you

There are many great benefits to be had when consuming a very natural and unprocessed fat.  In particular, Virgin Coconut Oil has some properties that really set it apart. One of these is the natural thermogenic effect it has on the body when it is consumed.  There is a lot of heavy science behind this that we won't bore you with.  A thermogenic effects mean a slight increase in body heat and metabolism.  In general terms, a number of factors can produce this effect.  However, when consuming virgin coconut oil, the cause is very specific. Virgin Coconut Oil is composed of over 50% Lauric Acid (in our tests, SoloCoco contains 51%).  Lauric Acid is a fantastic medium chain triglyceride (MCT).  It is one of the first sources of nourishment that human beings ingest via mother's breast milk. In our diets, we tend to

There are a variety of benefits to be had from consuming coconut oil, but what about coconut oil for oral health? Investing in your teeth and oral health is certainly worth the time and effort. Showing those pearly whites can benefit your health, your job and your social life. The good news is you do not have to go out and spend hundreds of dollars on toothpaste, mouthwash and whitening strips. Take a look at three reasons why you should use coconut oil for oral health. 1) Combat Tooth Decay ​The proper oral health care routine is important to keep plaque, cavities and tooth decay under control.  While brushing and flossing regularly are important for removing decay-causing plaque, recent studies indicate that incorporating coconut oil in your oral health care can attack bacteria that causes tooth decay. Research has shown that coconut