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#407955 - 05/17/11 02:31 AM Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island
Maya House Offline
Hi All - I'm trying to find Belizean Coconut Oil on the island. I used to buy it all the time, but seems like everyone is now carrying Philippine coconut oil instead. I've been buying it, but would really like to find a Belizean source again. Thanks!

#408098 - 05/18/11 09:06 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
Texan34 Offline
Truneffe Coconuts
Peter Singfield
XAIBE Village; Corozal District
Corozal POBox 221
Belize, Central America
TEL: 011-501-423-5213

#408108 - 05/18/11 10:22 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
tacogirl Offline
Check with Zac at Healthy Belize he has Glorious Belize brand extra virgin coconut oil right now and will soon be getting organic stuff. He is located very close to Saga - just north of them on the other side of the road - yellow house with terra cotta tile roof.


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#408146 - 05/19/11 10:03 AM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
Maya House Offline
Fantastic. Thanks!

#408167 - 05/19/11 02:24 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
elbert Offline
The South beach Diet says the jury is still out on Coconut Oil but others seem to think its best thing since penicillin! check out this list!

Kills viruses that cause influenza, herpes, measles, hepatitis C, SARS, AIDS, and other illnesses.
Kills bacteria that cause ulcers, throat infections, urinary tract infections, gum disease and cavities, pneumonia, and gonorrhea, and other diseases.
Kills fungi and yeasts that cause candidiasis, ringworm, athlete's foot, thrush, diaper rash, and other infections.
Expels or kills tapeworms, lice, giardia, and other parasites.
Provides a nutritional source of quick energy.
Boosts energy and endurance, enhancing physical and athletic performance.
Improves digestion and absorption of other nutrients including vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.
Improves insulin secretion and utilization of blood glucose.
Relieves stress on pancreas and enzyme systems of the body.
Reduces symptoms associated with pancreatitis.
Helps relieve symptoms and reduce health risks associated with diabetes.
Reduces problems associated with malabsorption syndrome and cystic fibrosis.
Improves calcium and magnesium absorption and supports the development of strong bones and teeth.
Helps protect against osteoporosis.
Helps relieve symptoms associated with gallbladder disease.
Relieves symptoms associated with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and stomach ulcers.
Improves digestion and bowel function.
Relieves pain and irritation caused by hemorrhoids.
Reduces inflammation.
Supports tissue healing and repair.
Supports and aids immune system function.
Helps protect the body from breast, colon, and other cancers.
Is heart healthy; improves cholesterol ratio reducing risk of heart disease.
Protects arteries from injury that causes atherosclerosis and thus protects against heart disease.
Helps prevent periodontal disease and tooth decay.
Functions as a protective antioxidant.
Helps to protect the body from harmful free radicals that promote premature aging and degenerative disease.
Does not deplete the body's antioxidant reserves like other oils do.
Improves utilization of essential fatty acids and protects them from oxidation.
Helps relieve symptoms associated with chronic fatigue syndrome.
Relieves symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement).
Reduces epileptic seizures.
Helps protect against kidney disease and bladder infections.
Dissolves kidney stones.
Helps prevent liver disease.
Is lower in calories than all other fats.
Supports thyroid function.
Promotes loss of excess weight by increasing metabolic rate.
Is utilized by the body to produce energy in preference to being stored as body fat like other dietary fats.
Helps prevent obesity and overweight problems.
Applied topically helps to form a chemical barrier on the skin to ward of infection.
Reduces symptoms associated the psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis.
Supports the natural chemical balance of the skin.
Softens skin and helps relieve dryness and flaking.
Prevents wrinkles, sagging skin, and age spots.
Promotes healthy looking hair and complexion.
Provides protection from damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
Helps control dandruff.
Does not form harmful by-products when heated to normal cooking temperature like other vegetable oils do.
Has no harmful or discomforting side effects.
Is completely non-toxic to humans.
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#408181 - 05/19/11 03:36 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
tacogirl Offline
Anyone have an opinion if it is ok to cook with it or not. I always heard that heating coconut oil changes the health properties in it.

I do use it occasionally to fry an egg or something fast but in general I use it on food after it is cooked or for things like salad dressings. Tastes great mixed with balsamic vinegar.
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#408187 - 05/19/11 05:00 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
dabunk Offline
Many of the same qualities as olive oil. We cook with it alot but not high heat as it smokes and burns easily like olive oil. But in PG all the Maya villagers make it fresh and sell at the market, so we are pretty spoiled!!!! Fry some chicken in it and you will never go back, wonderful flavor but expensive!!

Edited by dabunk (05/19/11 05:01 PM)

#408197 - 05/19/11 07:13 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
Maya House Offline
We switched to coconut oil a couple of years ago, and have never looked back. (If you want me to bring this book down when we come next week, just let me know -http://www.amazon.com/Coconut-Miracle-Previously-published-Healing/dp/1583332049 )

It's also the only thing I use for skin softner, face cream, everything. We feed it to our dogs in their food every day. We buy it by the gallon, which is why I so wanted to find it from a local source.





#408251 - 05/20/11 03:36 AM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
BeBelize Offline
So glad to hear that Zac is carrying Belizean coconut oil. We use organic coconut oil in the states; it is wonderful for stir-frying veggies, in baking, and many other uses. It smells and tastes mild and delightful. And good for us too!
Former Belize expat traveling the USA & Mexico

#408265 - 05/20/11 01:54 PM Re: Belizean Coconut Oil on the Island [Re: Maya House]
elbert Offline
Ambergris Caye's history is one of a Coconut Plantation.
It would be nice to see a revival of that industry.
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