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Coconut oil or hemp oil? Which one is better? Why?

 
onelove1982

Asked by onelove1982 at 12:50 PM on Sep. 8, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • There has been opposing views on the benefits of coconut oil. The most recent I've heard is it IS a healthy alternative to vegetable oil when cooking. I cooked fried chicken in it one time years ago and my husband said it was the best fried chicken he'd ever eaten. I use it on my hands & feet, as I recently read that it is one oil that actually penetrates the subcutaneous layer of the skin and helps with severe dryness. It's a little oily at first, but absorbs pretty quickly. I don't know anything about Hemp oil. You might try "googling" both and see what you can find out.
    etexmom

    Answer by etexmom at 11:22 PM on Sep. 9, 2011

  • coconut oil is very high in fat, so should be used in moderation. I don't now anything about hemp oil though.
    tntmom1027

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 12:52 PM on Sep. 8, 2011

  • They are both healthy, in different ways.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:52 PM on Sep. 10, 2011

  • I think neither is good for cooking.
    Sarah961

    Answer by Sarah961 at 11:16 PM on Sep. 9, 2011

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