Coconut oil is one of the most nutritious fats that we can eat, and it has a whole host of other beneficial properties. Populations in southeastern Asia and the Pacific islands have known for centuries, and now coconut oil is receiving much more mainstream attention. It is especially important in Paleo and raw food diets. While it can be overwhelming to figure out all of the great uses of this stupendous oil, this comprehensive handbook is sure to help. With detailed information on everything to do with coconut oil- its benefits, uses, recipes, and insightful facts- this guide will teach you all about this fantastic oil. Included are over 20 recipes for using coconut oil, grated coconut, and coconut milk in delicious culinary and body care recipes, as well as instructions on how to prepare fresh coconut foods at home.