What is RBD coconut oil?

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Only few of us are cognizant of the difference between different oils as most foods and cosmetic ingredients. In this short article, let us have a quick look at what RBD coconut oil is and why it is considered as one of the best oils for food and cooking? RBD coconut oil is refined, deodorized and bleached. Refined is nothing but more processed whereby coconuts are left to dry under the sun for a suitable period or put in ovens for the coconuts to dry completely, then transported to a refinery for oil extraction using chemicals or with heat. The Bleaching process involves thick white rice, white pasta and white sugar. The process of deodorizing gives out tasteless oil highly suitable for dishes where the flavour of less processed, pure…
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Is there any difference between Virgin and “Extra” Virgin Coconut Oil?

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The question of whether there are any differences between virgin and extra virgin coconut oil has been posed many a times online. Let’s really find out what differentiates Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) from Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) in this short post. Virgin Coconut Oil or VCO Virgin coconut oil is extracted centrifugally by the process of wet-pressing and low-heat, or adding an enzyme that is rice-based. Any Virgin coconut oil is great for many, especially in less-cooked meals or in coffee. Cold-and-First-Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil There is nothing like “extra” virgin coconut oil, but Virgin coconut oil that is as unprocessed as it could be— pressed completely manually, with zero centrifugal agitation, additives or action of heat, and within a shorter harvesting time for most oxidants to remain intact…
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Amazing health benefits of Coconut Water

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There are a host of amazing benefits of having coconut water every day. Coconut water is generally good for someone who is deprived of essential minerals like sodium, calcium, potassium and magnesium. It also contains tannins that can effectively reduce inflammation. Helps you lose fat: If you are weight-conscious and keeping a tab on your fat levels,  coconut water is the most preferred drink you can simply sip and enjoy.  Because coconut water has zero-level fat content, you can have as much as you want without having to worry about consuming a lot of fattening agents such as milk, butter, ghee and the like. It can also purge your cravings for excessive foods, or at least make you feel thus. Prevent diabetes: As coconut water is very low in sugar…
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All about the week-long Coconut Festival celebration in Philippines

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  The significance of the coconut tree and its intrinsic commercial value made the people of Philippines throw an annual “Coconut Festival” to celebrate the abundance of the coconut tree in Philippines, the most widely grown tree all across the coastal areas of the picturesque and serene Island country in the Western Pacific and in honour of their patron saint, Paul the Hermit. The week-long festival is a gala event extravaganza with street concerts, musical performances, street dancing, float parade and nightly programs before the fiesta of the city and Lakan at Mutya Ng San Pablo. The following are some quick facts about the Coconut Festival of San Pablo city: It is great fun taking part in this unique event and enjoining the locals in their celebration. If you are…
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All about the famous annual Banana festival in Dindigul

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People of Tamilnadu, India, celebrate the annual festival of ‘Pongal’ or the ‘festival of harvest’ with great fanfare and fervour offering their agri-produce to the Sun and local deities to express their gratitude and pray for better yield in the coming season. Their offerings are varied: food grains to cattle and goats to roosters depending on their means of livelihood. But when you travel to Sevugampatti on the Batlagundu-Dindigul highway, a small village about 32 km away from Dindigul, the locals throw a banana festival as part of their annual festival of Solaimalai Azhagar Temple. Similar to the ‘La Tomatina’ festival in Spain where participants throw tomatoes at each other, devotees hurl bunches of bananas at devotees waiting outside the temple. This annual local festival has been around for two-and-a-half…
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