Buy Amanprana and support the fair trade coconut project
Amanprana's coconut products have been fair trade and certified by Ecocert for many years. Now Amanprana decided to draft its own fair trade Charter. Why, you may ask? Because many fair trade organizations have become elitist and unaffordable for local farmers. What started off as a humanitarian cause for them became a commercial label, in pursuit of profit.
The new Amanprana fair trade coconut project gives employment to 300 families in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. The money that we previously paid to the certification body is now added to the fair trade fund payments, with five percent instead of the previous three percent of coconut purchases now going to the fund. This money is used for education, healthcare, the environment, infrastructure, and equipment for farmers, laborers and suppliers. Sellers are safe in the knowledge they will receive a guaranteed minimum price that will cover all the costs of sustainable production. We don't squeeze out families, we pay them properly. Fair trade is not a matter of charity, but a long-term ethical partnership.
Do we need saturated fats?
Every oil, plant, animal and human is a combination of saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. If saturated fats did not exist, life would be impossible. Because saturated fats are so important to our immunity, over 50 percent of the fat in breast milk is saturated fat. There are over 50 types of fatty acids in our bodies, each of which performs a specific function. If you follow a healthy eating pattern you should be consuming twice as many healthy fats as proteins. Most health organisations recommend that 30 percent of our calories should be derived from healthy fats, divided equally between three types. So a third of these healthy fats should come from saturated fats. For a long time it was believed that saturated fats did not play a specific role, and were actually bad for us. This idea must be consigned to the waste bin of history
|Amanprana extra virgin coconut oil: ✔ Rich in MCT fatty acids, easily digestible, more energy, less fat storage ✔ Best oil for deep frying ✔ Healthy baking, stirfrying, frying and spreading ✔ Excellent for hair care, massages, as a lubricant, for wood and for body-care ✔ Dogs, cats, horses and birds love it ✔ Hypoallergenic ✔ Antimicrobial ✔ Antiviral ✔ Great taste|
A healthy spread, healthy deep frying, baking and stir-frying - it's extra virgin coconut oil
Extra virgin coconut oils are the safest oils for deep frying and heating. They are healthy and they lose very little of their health properties, even when reheated multiple times. You can use the same oil for deep frying for up to two years, as long as you filter it regularly (max. 50 times). They are very easily digestible, tasty and lightly flavour your dishes and French fries. The idea that one should bake, fry or deep fry quickly at high temperatures is completely wrong. A slow bake at lower temperatures is much healthier. The maximum baking, stir-frying or deep frying temperature should not exceed 180 °C / 356 °F. Heat changes both the structure of the oil/fat as well as that of the food. When the temperatures exceeds 180 °C / 356 °F or when the oil starts to smoke, then toxic substances are created, not just in the oil or fat but also in the food. While some oils and fats are better able to withstand high temperatures, the toxic substances that are created multiply as the oil or fat gets hotter than 180 °C / 356 °F.
I have been taking a cure of Amanprana coconut oil for months, and I feel fantastic and recommend it to everybody. From the very start I could feel it working! My eating pattern has changed entirely, and I have lost all cravings for sweets and chips. It’s great! Philippine Grasman, musician The Hague, Netherlands
- First extra virgin coconut oil in Europe, (2005)
- The only original extra virgin coconut oil
- Only packaged in glass, never in plastic. Better
for the environment and your health
- Shelf-life of two years, even
at room temperature
- Fair trade - don't squeeze families out,
pay them properly