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What Is Coconut Oil Good For?

Coconut oil is one of the most diverse and handy substances you can have in your house. In Jamaica, we have known this for a very long time. In the days before the popularity of mass produced lotions and body rubs,

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8 Jamaican Superfoods You Need To Know About

A food is considered a “superfood” if it contains a high concentration of certain nutrients, or has been shown to be beneficial in fighting various diseases or ailments. However, there is no scientific definition of “superfood,” and everyone should be

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9 Cooling Foods To Eat This Summer

One of our summer cooling tips advised you to eat more cooling foods to help combat the dry, hot temperatures we’re currently experiencing. But how do these foods work to help keep you cool? According to the tenets of traditional

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Food Month Pot-pourri – Cuckoo For Coconuts!

History The word ‘coconut’ is derived from the Portuguese ‘coco,’ which means ‘grinning face,’ due to the fact that the three indentations (eyes) on the nut resemble the face of a monkey. According to the Encyclopedia of Jamaican Heritage, coconut trees

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