Coconut oil, containing heart-healthy saturated fat, is a nutritious alternative for cooking and baking. When choosing a coconut oil keep in mind that you want it to be fresh, pure, sustainable and fair trade. Alpha DME Organic Coconut Oil is certified Fair Dinkum Fair Trade and is hand pressed from wildcrafted coconuts at the growing site in the Solomon Islands by island natives on their own family farms – within 90 minutes of husking the nut. It is the freshest coconut oil you can buy. Truly natural, raw, organic, pure coconut oil. When you choose Alpha DME Coconut Oil you are getting the freshest, fairest, most future friendly coconut oil for you and your family.

Raw Peppermint Brownies
Ready in a pinch. These raw brownies taste like a guilty pleasure while being perfectly healthy. Make a double batch and freeze until ready to eat.

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Ingredients:
1 cup raw walnuts
7-10 pitted dates
1 tbsp. DME Coconut Oil
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. peppermint flavour
Shredded coconut for rolling

Directions:
1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well combined.
2. Take tablespoon size scoops and roll in palms of hands until you form a bite size ball.
3. Roll in shredded coconut. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.

For more delicious Alpha DME Virgin Coconut Oil recipes go to alphahealth.ca

Oil Pulling for Heart Health
Not only is coconut oil a nutritious oil for cooking and a heart-healthy saturated fat, it can help prevent heart disease in a surprising way: oil pulling. While still in the early stages, cardiologists are linking the bacteria found in our mouths to heart attacks and strokes. Coconut oil has proven anti-bacterial effects, so adding oil pulling to your dental hygiene routine can be a simple step to support heart health, clean and brighten teeth, strengthen gums, loosen plaque and trapped food particles, and freshen breath without the dangerous chemicals found in commercial mouthwashes.

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Step 1: Put 1-2 tsp DME Coconut Oil in your mouth. Do not swallow! Instead, warm up the coconut oil by swishing it around your mouth, and then start swishing and pulling the oil through your teeth. If you need to spit, do. You can build up to twenty minutes in time, but at first, just get comfortable with the process.

Step 2: Spit out coconut oil into your garbage can, or into some paper towels, and then discard. Do not swallow the oil. Do not spit the oil into your sink or shower drain as our plumbing is meant for water, not oil.

Step 3: Rinse your mouth out with warm water.

Step 4: Floss and brush teeth.

Step 5: Feel how good that feels?

Also look for our delicious flavoured DME Coconut Oil.

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Alpha Health Products create nutritious products for happy and healthy bodies. They provide good fats, from good sources. Ethically sourced, fairly traded, and organic whenever possible, so you can feel good about feeling good. Learn more at alphahealth.ca