Organic Coconut Oil Burley ID

Coconut oil, which is the fat in coconut milk, has gotten a bad rap for its high saturated fat content. Lately, though, it’s been making a nutritional comeback. Read on to gain more information on coconut oil.

Twin Falls Farmers Market
(208) 948-0832
North College Road, across from CSI Expo Building; P.O. Box 1172
Twin Falls, ID
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Twin Falls

LadyBird Farms
(208) 221-8390
Pocatello, ID
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Grangeville Farmers Market
(208) 983-1569
Heritage Sq., Main Street; 108 N. State Street
Grangeville, ID
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon

Mountain Home Farmers Market
(208) 587-3134
Railroad Park (Center Park) on Main Street; 735 E. 10th North
Mountain Home, ID
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Elmore

East Idaho Organic Inc
(208) 522-4905
Idaho Falls, ID
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Global Juices & Fruits, LLC.
(208) 898-4004
372 S Eagle Rd Ste 353
Eagle, ID

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Pleasant View Ranch
(208) 841-8127
Eagle, ID
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Eagle Saturday Farmers Market
(208) 631-3630
Heritage Park, Corner of State & 2nd St.; 660 Civic Ln.
Eagle, ID
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Ada

Winding Circle Organic Farm
(208) 448-2972
Priest River, ID
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Kooskia/Kamiah Farmers Market
(208) 926-0013 or (208) 935-7825
Longcamp RV Park, Mile Post 68 on Hwy. 12; P.O. Box 1449
Kamiah, ID
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

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Coconut Oil

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Coconut Conundrum
Q Are foods made with coconut oil bad for me?

A
If you feel guilty every time you indulge in a tasty Thai curry, you can put your mind at ease. Coconut oil, which is the fat in coconut milk, has gotten a bad rap for its high saturated fat content. Lately, though, it’s been making a nutritional comeback.

While the fat it contains is mostly saturated, recent research suggests it’s not as likely to raise cholesterol as was previously thought. (Earlier studies were mainly done on the partially hydrogenated form of the oil, which causes trouble for arteries because of the trans fatty acids it contains.) One type of fatty acid it contains, lauric acid, is one of the immunoprotective substances in mother’s milk.

Lauric acid is also metabolized more quickly than other saturated fats, which means it spends less time hanging around in the bloodstream. “It’s used by the body for energy right away, instead of being stored as fat,” says Thomas Rogers, a naturopathic physician in Seattle who counsels patients on nutrition.

What’s more, pure coconut oil is lower in calories than most other oils, containing only 6.8 per gram rather than 9, says Fran McCullough, author of The Good Fat Cookbook.

Those calories can still add up to a lot of saturated fat, though, and as nutritionists like to remind us, we should keep consumption to a minimum. So it’s best to go easy, limiting saturated fat to no more than 10 percent of your total daily calories. (A typical Thai curry will put you over that limit, but for most people, indulging now and again is okay.)

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