Coconut Butter

Coconut Butter

Coconut Butter Questions

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by 0 · about 23 hours ago

I am trying to heal my leaky gut with Paleo and a good naturopath. I haven't been tolerating nuts and seeds well, so I started eating coconut butter. It's delicious, but I think it's making my stomach hurt after I eat it. Has anyone else had... (more)

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daz 0 · January 19, 2014 at 9:23 AM

from what i have 'seen' (around the web) some coconut products can 'disagree' with some people (same with a lot of things i guess). ie. some people may do okay with refined coconut oil but not raw/virgin coconut oil. ... (more)

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by 25 · about 23 hours ago

Yesterday I bought a jar of Nutiva's Coconut Manna and today the jar is less than half. I eat it with Ezekiel raisin bread. This morning I had 5 slices of bread with coconut butter on each slice. It taste so good, but I am not sure if you can eat... (more)

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Nicole 0 · April 02, 2013 at 2:35 PM

FYI: Ezekiel bread contains gluten. How on earth that's paleo, I don't know.

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by 30 · about 23 hours ago

I've heard that coconut oil contains just as much LDL causing saturated fat as it's medium chain fatty acids. What does this mean for cholesterol levels and how much should you really eat in conjunction with other fats? Anyone have some actual... (more)

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Dave_16 0 · November 04, 2012 at 2:31 PM

You have much to learn, young one. I'll try to explain the important bits. 1) LDL is not your enemy. VLDL is your enemy, and VLDL is caused by sugar consumption. Coconut oil contains almost entirely saturated fat. Saturated fats are known to... (more)

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by 310 · about 23 hours ago

Ok, so I'm fifteen, and I started eating paleo back in June after I lost 15 pounds over 6 months from being low-carb high fat. Fathead anyone? Then I came across the paleo diet, and over the summer I lost another 7-ish pounds, but I've gained some... (more)

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crightfunnylol 0 · October 04, 2012 at 10:57 PM

you diet looks ok, maybe cut back on the coconut stuff and you should definitively do some kind of exercice! this is a pretty simple answer but i hope it helps :)

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by 60 · about 23 hours ago

I cannot for the life of me get coconut butter made. I've left my processor running for TWENTY MINUTES, scraping the sides every 5 mins. What am I doing wrong? I am starting to think I just have a crappy food processor. Any Designs/model suggestions? (more)

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hurleystylee 0 · August 29, 2012 at 4:31 PM

Vitamix. Hands down. It's super expensive, but we use it almost every day on smoothies, ice cream, almond butter, almond flour, salsa, soup, etc. You're best bet is to try to find them putting on a display at a Whole Foods or county fair where... (more)

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by 214 · about 23 hours ago

Ok, so I'm not sure exactly what I need other than relief from compulsive eating of fatty foods that I crave: especially coconut butter (or anything coconut actually other than the oil) and cheese/full fat dairy. Now I do a good job of eliminating... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · May 05, 2012 at 12:37 PM

JASmith, I used to get milk & cream cravings when I cut weight for fights. Always thought it was because of the sugar & fat mix. I eventually read somewhere how milks electrolytes are in an ideal ratio. So I included mineral water &... (more)

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by 3742 · about 24 hours ago

It tastes great but I get bored of eating it straight. I tried mixing it into ice cream and smoothies but because there's so much fat it always comes out a small chunks of waxy things. How do you all work with this product?

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Milla 0 · February 17, 2012 at 11:24 AM

Hey balor, Here are a few uses for you Use as a thickener for sauces/stews; I'm talking coconut-based sauces (e.g. Thai curry) - add a spoonful or so towards the end of cooking; you could also use it to thicken desserts such as custard, or... (more)

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by 1659 · about 24 hours ago

This stuff is unreal! Super good and look at these specs: (more)

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Lisa__1 0 · November 09, 2011 at 10:51 PM

If you think that is good, try their Cacao Bliss. OMG. I haven't found it locally yet, but maybe that's a good thing.

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by 1683 · about 24 hours ago

Just wondering if anyone has gone a day or two eating just coconut oil and water? What effects could it have on your body/metabolism? Would it be worth a try to kick-start fat burning? While we are on the topic, what do any of you think about... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · November 02, 2011 at 3:36 PM

I set out once to do an entire week on coconut oil...I ended up feeling nauseous constantly, and even vomited...I ended up doing several days...this was back when I had a very punishing attitude towards my body, I love intermittent fasting now,... (more)

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by 1720 · about 24 hours ago

If there's more fiber and nutrients in coconut butter than coconut oil, why aren't we talking about coconut butter? Or am I wrong? Help me out. What's the difference?

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · October 22, 2011 at 12:08 PM

I got some of Artisana's coconut butter after hearing Gary Taubes talk about how much he liked it on his last podcast with Jimmy Moore. And just like he was, I was hooked after trying it. Yum! Their coconut butter is essentially pureed coconut... (more)

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by 15 · about 24 hours ago

Is it better to cook with vs oil?

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · September 28, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Coconut butter is best thought of as a condiment or a spread like almond butter. You can use it in cooking but not necessarily to cook in. Coconut oil, on the other hand, can be used like any other cooking oil. For ex. I have slathered coconut... (more)

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by 1471 · about 24 hours ago

Can anyone compare these for me? I have tried the Artisana and loved it and the texture. However, someone suggested coconut manna and it is cheaper by far... thanks! ok based on this feed back and one from a thread about coconut butter and... (more)

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Todd 0 · August 10, 2011 at 5:05 PM

I just finished some of the Artisana with my breakfast... I've tried both and would go with the Artisana if given the choice. Both are good, though.

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by 95 · about 24 hours ago

Coconut stuffs first > I just finished my first coconut oil. I very much liked it; but, I did NOT like guar gum listed in the ingredients. So, I hunted in my local co-op and other healthfood and health conscious stores. I found something that I... (more)

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g_ 0 · August 06, 2011 at 6:40 PM

Coconut oil is pure oil pressed from the meat of a coconut. Coconut butter is kind of like other nut butters - it's finely ground coconut meat, including the oil. When you referred to coconut oil and said it had guar gum in it, that makes me... (more)

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by 510 · about 24 hours ago

I feel almost silly asking this...but does anyone else have trouble with heartburn after consuming coconut products? I keep trying to use coconut oil and/or coconut butter--I'm not wild about it, but am trying to avoid dairy. I've also made some... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · August 03, 2011 at 9:56 PM

Have you been tested for h. pylori antibodies? Coconut oil can be anti-bacterial and while h. pylori has a bad rap, if it's been there a while it's probably moderating the acid content of the stomach for you. Just a theory though.

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by 1639 · about 24 hours ago

I've been paleo on and off for several months. During that time, I've experienced a variety of foods that I either love or hate, and have gone through some cycles of craving certain SAD foods. I did the 30 day challenge, and after about day 10,... (more)

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WaveHunter 0 · July 29, 2011 at 3:48 AM

It could just be the carbs in the coconut butter. How many carbs do you eat normally? How much coconut butter do you eat and feel satiated? I think I've heard that "Medium chain fats(like coconut) are easier to use as energy if you have low... (more)

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by 1054 · about 24 hours ago

I'm reading a lot of folks talk about eating a tablespoon of coconut oil here and there throughout the day to keep them going. I can't get myself to do that, the taste and texture don't work for me in that way. Coconut BUTTER, on the other hand,... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · July 23, 2011 at 7:16 PM

To answer question one, I don't think that your coconut butter is "oxidizing". The fat in coconut is mostly saturated, so as long as you aren't burning the crap out of it, it is stable for quite a long time. However, coconut butter can separate... (more)

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by 55 · October 20, 2014 at 4:08 AM

does anyone here eat coconut butter (not coconut oil) as a pre bed snack... have you noticed if it makes any difference to your sleep...? please elaborate (& what is your 'dose' & timing of your coconut butter). i was... (more)

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Methodician 0 · April 10, 2014 at 8:47 PM

Anecdotally, I often eat coconut butter before bed. I'll often have that late-night "OMG I need food but I'm not hungry" thing where I keep finding myself in the kitchen for no good reason. I'll usually take a couple spoonful of coconut butter... (more)

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by 229 · October 20, 2014 at 3:58 AM

I just put unsweetened coconut flakes in a food processor to make "coconut butter". To my surprise it tastes REALLY sweet. Does anyone know if it has a high sugar content? Or its gylcemic index?

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Janknitz 0 · September 03, 2013 at 4:10 PM

It does taste sweet, but I think it's the fact that its pretty concentrated, just like dried fruit tastes sweeter than its fresh counterpart.

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by 631 · October 20, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Hi! I'm currently (as of last week) attending veterinary school in the caribbean. I will be here for about 2.5 years at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. There are perks. I have a lot of food allergies including wheat (I'm celiac),... (more)

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Lazza 0 · May 12, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Beyond researching meat availability and experimenting with local fish I can suggest: 1) Use protein supplements, maybe up to 25 grams per day. I personally... (more)

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by 4100 · October 20, 2014 at 3:38 AM

So I asked a question earlier about my dog who is always starving and will eat anything. I concluded that maybe he needs more fat in his diet. I started offering him a heaping tablespoon of my Artisana Coconut Butter twice a day (he LOVES it) but... (more)

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Roger_Bird 0 · July 04, 2012 at 6:01 PM

Artisana Coconut Butter is about $15 per pound. I am used to $3.04 per pound at Walmart and about $2.00 per pound at my local giant Asian market. But that is coconut oil. Coconut butter looks way more paleo, way more holistic, and just plain... (more)

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by 1304 · October 20, 2014 at 3:31 AM

I just discovered coconut butter at Whole Foods and it has rocked my world. It was $14/jar, but I realized that I can by a package of unsweetened raw coconut at Whole Foods, throw it in the food processor for 15 minutes, and have the same thing.... (more)

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AnnofIreland 0 · March 20, 2012 at 3:12 AM

I have replaced all of my drinking glasses with coconut butter jars. If that is any indication I have not yet gotten over it.

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by 11683 · October 20, 2014 at 3:23 AM

Hi, I'm trying to heal my IBS and read on here that it may be best to avoid nuts. Then one night last week I ate around a half cup of almond butter and was ridiculously bloated for days afterwards, which effectively drove the point home that you... (more)

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Rogue_Nutritionist 0 · October 28, 2011 at 3:48 AM

Coconut butter does have a high fiber content, and definitely could irritate your bowel. Nice to introduce one food at a time so you'll be sure what causes flare ups in the future. For now, you may want to consider taking the coconut butter and... (more)

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by 1471 · October 20, 2014 at 3:18 AM

I see the coconut butter is almost 1/2 what i paid at Amazon for the same brand...

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being 0 · August 06, 2011 at 1:57 AM

i have not gone through that particular company, but i get similar prices on vitacost.com and have had very good luck with them.

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by 974 · October 20, 2014 at 3:11 AM

I love coconut butter -- shd I be worried about the fructose and or carbs?

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GHarkness 0 · March 14, 2011 at 6:43 PM

No, he means coconut butter, I'm pretty sure. This is the very finely ground-up meat (including fat) of the coconut. It is absolutely delicious, but it is not the same thing as coconut oil (which is also pretty good, imo). Depending on the... (more)

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by 9812 · October 20, 2014 at 3:10 AM

I kept reading how great coconut butter is, so I ordered a jar of Wilderness Family Naturals. It's definitely tasty, but I find the texture to be really gritty. Maybe coconut butter just isn't for me, but I'm considering trying Artisana; before... (more)

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Meeses 0 · March 01, 2011 at 2:43 PM

I find all these brands to be similar, and the grit factor seems to decrease with temperature. In my experience, any brand of coconut butter is smoother and more scoopable during warmer months. Also possibly of interest, The Clothes Make The... (more)

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