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Pam says ...
I use coconut oil for oil pulling therapy daily. If you don't have the book "Oil Pulling Therapy" by Dr. Bruce Fife in the store, I highly recommend getting it. Oil pulling can change your dental health, thereby changing your entire body's health. Get the book, read it and start oil pulling - you'll be glad you did.
08/02/2011 9:40:45 AM CDT
Lisa P says ...
Yes, coconut oil is great! To eat, to slather yourself in, to fight bacteria, etc. I made a quickie list to sum up some info: Best 5 Facts You Should Know About Coconut Oil http://www.best5everything.com/best5ListPages/facts-coconut-oil-you-know-79102.php
06/29/2011 2:45:49 PM CDT
Delorna says ...
I have first hand knowledge of "Fair Trade". Although it sounds all warm-and-fuzzy, "Fair Trade" is anything but Fair. Outside regulaters enter small villaged, and overtake businesses. I have seen villages destroyed, after "Fair Trade" moved in. I have seen violence and riots caused by "fair trade". Just another outside influence destroying ancesteral agriculteral communities.
11/11/2011 8:14:06 AM CST
janejohnson says ...
@Yelena Good question. Unfortunately I cannot offer you an answer from the Global Offices since each store must analyze and set their own pricing for products based on a number of variables: local sourcing, product travel, etc. For the best, most accurate information I encourage you to reach out to your community's Whole Foods Market directly. If you follow the link below you'll be able to identify your community's store and their contact information. Thanks for reaching out. http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/
09/19/2011 2:34:02 PM CDT
rob mc says ...
Is Dr. Bronner's coco oil raw? It says 'fresh pressed' and virgin, does this mean the same thing as raw? thanks
08/28/2011 8:54:00 AM CDT
janejohnson says ...
@Rob Good question. Raw can mean so many things depending on the situaiton. In order for you to get the most accurate answer, I encourage you to reach out the manufacturer, Dr. Bronner. The following link will take you directly to Dr. Bronner's contact information through their website. http://drbronner.com/contact.html
08/29/2011 3:34:58 PM CDT
Yelena says ...
Hello I was wondering how much the coconut oil is?
09/17/2011 7:59:57 PM CDT
Linda OShea says ...
How about putting the prices of the items on the web site. So we do not have to travel if the item is too expensive.
01/04/2012 10:03:54 AM CST
yves says ...
Sorry to tell AVA (re Ava's post) you this…but Jamaica no longer is a player in the production of coconut products, oil etc. Why? Well most of our production trees died due to a disease. It was never taken seriously by the government agencies to protect it. Now it all comes from Trinidad. It is also sadly very expensive. The majority of people now use Soy oil. SAD BUT VERY TRUE. I live in Jamaica!! Dr. Bronner, try and add the production of what we call coconut water as the drink. We all drink it in the Caribbean and it is a shame to see it thrown away when the coconuts are broken. But it does ot keep well and is best when consumed right away. The canned stuff it yuck!
12/04/2011 9:40:30 PM CST
Ilona says ...
For those wanting to understand more about the fat content of Coconut Oil in regards to cholesterol issues, go to www.mercola.com or http://www.coconutoil.com/mary_enig.htm I've also found fantastic information on how coconut oil is helping reverse or at least stop Alzheimer's symptoms. Watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iScs0uzQZFk I've since started taking Niacin (not niacinimide) and coconut oil and have found improvement in memory and word loss when speaking.
01/12/2012 4:43:43 PM CST
Steve says ...
I am a Huge Fan of this oil try it on Popcorn and use to fry eggs also I used it exclusively when I made my Xmas cookies this year everyone raved on how good they were !
01/18/2012 12:32:18 AM CST
janejohnson says ...
@Linda Each store prices their products a little differently based on a number of reasons. Unfortunately, we're not able to put prices on communications seen by all our shoppers. We would not want to communicate an incorrect price for an item.
01/04/2012 1:27:50 PM CST
Deborah says ...
I was wondering what the calories are and do they vary with different brands?
02/18/2012 9:51:57 AM CST
janejohnson says ...
@Deborah Yes, depending on how the oil was rendered from the coconut, the caloric content will vary slightly. Calories will also differ with different portion sizes listed on different branded containers. The Organic 365 Coconut Oil (our house brand) has 120 calories per Tbs.
02/20/2012 3:43:56 PM CST
Mike says ...
@Deborah I wouldn't worry so much about the caloric content of the coconut oil you buy, and would rather be concerned with the method with which it was produced, and whether or not it's hydrogenated. Your best bet is to go for non-hydrogenated virgin coconut oil - but whatever you do, avoid the hydrogenated varieties at all cost if you intend to eat it.
03/24/2012 11:04:40 AM CDT
Melissa says ...
I am curious why you state to avoid the hydrogenated oil? Hydrogenated coconut oil is fully saturated, yes, but it contains zero trans fat, which is the main concern of hydrogenation.
06/01/2012 2:59:14 PM CDT
Nea says ...
I've heard so many great things about coconut oil when used for hair growth. I want to try it to make my hair grow longer. Would anyone have any suggestions on how to use the oil as a regimen? (Whether I use it internally or externally?)
10/01/2012 11:06:20 PM CDT
Clifton says ...
Can you tell me is all your organic coconut oil from Sri Lanka only?
02/01/2013 4:06:32 PM CST
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@CLIFTON - Since we do not make this product, I would suggest getting in touch with the Dr. Bronner's company at http://www.drbronner.com/contact.php.
02/01/2013 4:38:37 PM CST
kaioze says ...
Is it good to use for cooking,is it hydrogenated? I have bad cholesterol and heard that coconut oil helps with the good hdl
03/14/2013 5:51:19 PM CDT
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@KAIOZE - We do not allow hydrogenated oils in our stores so this is not. If you plan on cooking with the oil, I would suggest looking at the label and it will tell you the temperature it can be heated to.
03/15/2013 2:32:01 PM CDT
Ady says ...
Can anyone please tell me the price of it?
04/06/2013 3:56:34 AM CDT
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@ADY - Our price points are decided regionally or by each store location. Check with your local store to see what their price is!
04/10/2013 11:00:38 AM CDT
Sarah says ...
Is it better to use the WHITE or WHOLE kernel oil for hair & skin? Or how should I choose between the two kinds?
04/23/2013 9:36:43 PM CDT
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@SARAH - The best resource to answer this question will be a Whole Body team member at your local store. They'll be happy to let you know the difference type to use on your skin and help you find it in the store!
05/02/2013 4:16:21 PM CDT

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