Is Coconut Milk Safe for Baby?

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First, coconut milk can never be a substitute for mother’s milk, let alone cow’s milk that can result in severe dehydration and iron deficiencies in babies. As a matter of fact, mother’s milk is the purest food substance. Sometimes, even milk substitutes including milk powder may lead to skin rashes, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach cramps, blood in stool and breathing trouble. If your baby is allergic to diary-based products, you may go for a soy-based formula based on your doctor’s recommendations. If your baby is prone to allergy due to soy too, you can try out hypoallergenic elemental formulae. No doctor would recommend coconut milk in any case. Is it Recommended for Toddlers? Yes, to the extent that they don’t cross the recommended intake of 30 to 35% of calories of…
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Is Coco Coir Peat an alternative to Peat moss?

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Peat moss is commercially mined or harvested from peat bogs. But the concern engulfing the farmers’ community is that it’s not sustainable. Though there are several alternatives to peat moss, some, of course, cheaper, and render the intended function of soil amendment better. In practice, the use of peat in horticulture is not commonplace these days. Peat is extensively used in the improvement of soil, but other materials also do well, for peat has little, if no nutrient value. Spent mushroom compost, wood-waste, Green Kitchen Compost or composted garden, Well Rotted farmyard Manure or leaf mould could play the role as cost-effective and practical soil enrichers. Peat accounts for a comparatively poor much as it breaks down pretty quickly, and in dry and wind conditions may blow away. There are…
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What are the Health Benefits of Green Coconut?

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The health benefits of both green coconut water and meat are well documented: Nutrition level:  Both the water as well as the tender meat of green coconuts abound in micronutrients and electrolytes. When the coconut ripens and changes from usually water to meat, it undergoes a tremendous change in the nutrition level. A 100ml or 100gm of coconut water and raw coconut meat has total calories of about 18 and 354 respectively. Prevents dehydration: Coconut water has almost the same sugar and electrolyte level as that of oral rehydration solutions; therefore, it can rapidly make up for the fluid loss due to mild diarrhoea. Nowadays, coconut has replaced bottled or packed drinks as a natural rehydration drink. By taking in green coconut water regularly during overly strenuous workouts, you can…
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News: 212-Crore Annual Plan Approved by the Coconut Development Board for 2019-20

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The Modi-led Central Government has approved the annual action plan of the Coconut Development Board (CDB) which has proportioned a budget of 212 crores for 2019-2020. The Board has also approved the allocation of funds to several states. Odisha became the biggest beneficiary, with 29.6 crores, as the state was completely devastated by the recent Cyclone ‘Fani’. For the region to fully recover, it will take up an extensive area expansion program and also promote value addition to coconuts. The board also laid out plans for making quality planting material. It has also been considered to set up ‘The Technology Mission on Coconut’ (TMoC) to tackle current issues, bridge few gaps, and make sure adequate, suitable actions are undertaken in a timely manner. Going forward, national institutes, including State Agricultural…
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What are the differences Between Coco Coir Peat and Sphagnum Peat Moss?

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Even if you’re someone with casual interest in horticulture, it’s more likely you’ll have heard of peat moss it’s a growth substance that’s been used in garden soil for several years, due to its soil nourishment properties. The coco coir peat isn’t something that’s as familiar as the peat moss. Made from the coconut’s fibrous outer husk, adding coco peat to the soil gives gardeners multiple benefits. But this also begs the question: can Coco Coir Peat alternate Peat Moss? This blog will discuss these and more in detail. Peat Moss: Sphanum moss is found in peat bogs extensively across Canada, Europe and North America. It can take several centuries to form. Peat moss can hold water well and is quite aerated, but gardeners do need to consider their properties…
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Is Coconut Oil Useful as a Teeth Whitener – Part 1?

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Various toothpaste brands have long enticed customers with the elusive promise of how to get a sparkling white smile. As toothpastes failed miserably, people restored to different cosmetic dentistry treatments including veneers, laminates, bleaching, or finally, the capping option. Taking to treatments mentioned here, of course, depends on your budget and how you accept the “no pain, no gain” type medication. Not to mention the side-effects of such dental procedures including damage to the nerves, root or tissues of tooth-- both exorbitant and frightening, to say the least. Home remedies, over the years, religiously stuck to as whitening methods: brushing with sea salt, charcoal, bicarbonate of soda, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and neem twig, either separately or combined, have shown mixed results, either on a temporary or long-time basis. Yet…
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