KETO 101: What You Need to Know

KETO 101: What You Need to Know

January 06, 2022

The Keto diet has skyrocketed in popularity, especially around New Years, making big promises of losing unwanted weight. Before we talk about what Keto is, can we talk about what Keto is NOT?

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Ending 2021: The Carabao's Boy

Ending 2021: The Carabao's Boy

January 01, 2022

As we close 2021, I'd love to share with you a story from an investor that gives a wonderful picture of the change we are seeing in our community. 

"On my first visit to Dignity in 2014, I was amazed by the unchanged beauty and lifestyle of the remote coastline and villages. Everywhere I looked was either coconut trees or rice paddies. 

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Coconut oil for pregnancy: How to use it to support a healthy pregnancy and baby

Coconut oil for pregnancy: How to use it to support a healthy pregnancy and baby

December 17, 2021

Coconut oil can be a helpful addition to the diet of a pregnant woman. It is a rich source of good fats, including medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs) like lauric acid, which can help support a healthy pregnancy and baby. One way to incorporate coconut oil into your pregnancy diet is to use it in cooking and baking.

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CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING WITH  ROASTED SALMON IN COCONUT OIL

CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING WITH ROASTED SALMON IN COCONUT OIL

November 23, 2021

It's Thanksgiving and we know that most, if not all of you, will have the usual Thanksgiving dinner you've been having for years. Why not try something new this time?

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Coconut oil for gardening: How to use it to improve soil health and pest control

Coconut oil for gardening: How to use it to improve soil health and pest control

November 17, 2021

Coconut oil can be used in gardening in a few different ways. One way is to mix it with other ingredients, such as neem oil, to create a natural pest control spray. This spray can be applied to the leaves of plants to help control insect infestations.

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Productive Ways of Disposing Pumpkins After Halloween

Productive Ways of Disposing Pumpkins After Halloween

November 11, 2021

After halloween, 1.3 billion pounds of pumpkins will be carried to the landfills- YIKES! That’s a lot of pumpkins, not to mention a lot of waste. You can help change that with a few ideas we collected. 

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DELICIOUS RICE KRISPY TREATS THAT'LL TURN BOOS INTO WOWS

DELICIOUS RICE KRISPY TREATS THAT'LL TURN BOOS INTO WOWS

October 27, 2021

Traditional Rice Krispy treats use butter as a main ingredient, but substituting it with raw coconut oil makes a big difference! Besides the fact that it’s delicious, Raw coconut oil has so many good benefits. It strengthens the immune system because of the lauric and caprylic acid in the coconut oil, and it regulates metabolism because it is processed more easily by the body as MCT oil (medium-chain triglycerides).

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GRATIFYING GRANOLA YOGURT PARFAIT RECIPE

GRATIFYING GRANOLA YOGURT PARFAIT RECIPE

October 20, 2021

Avoiding sweets needs more than Jedi mind tricks. Maybe you keep sweets on the top shelf because leaving them at eye level is just too much for you to handle. Maybe you put them in a jar or cabinet. Maybe you have others hide them from you. But whatever you do, it’s hard. We often feel helpless to sugar’s power and slip into The Dark Side of harmful sugary snacks.

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Coconut oil for oral hygiene: How to use it as a natural mouthwash and toothpaste

Coconut oil for oral hygiene: How to use it as a natural mouthwash and toothpaste

October 17, 2021

Coconut oil is a natural remedy that can be used for oral hygiene. Its unique combination of fatty acids and antioxidants make it a versatile and effective natural remedy for many common oral health issues. Here are a few ways you can use coconut oil to improve your oral hygiene. Natural mouthwash:.

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YOUR MAKEUP PROBLEM DESERVES A GAME CHANGING SOLUTION...

YOUR MAKEUP PROBLEM DESERVES A GAME CHANGING SOLUTION...

October 11, 2021

We love it when products improve our lives. Venmo, Instant Pot, Uber, the video doorbell, the mattress-in-a-box or even the air fryer...

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Coconut oil for pets: How to use it to improve their health and wellbeing

Coconut oil for pets: How to use it to improve their health and wellbeing

September 17, 2021

Coconut oil can be a beneficial natural remedy for pets. Its unique combination of fatty acids and antioxidants make it a versatile and effective natural remedy for many common health issues in pets. Here are a few ways you can use coconut oil to improve the health and well-being of your pets:

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10 beauty benefits of coconut oil and how to incorporate it into your skincare routine

10 beauty benefits of coconut oil and how to incorporate it into your skincare routine

August 17, 2021

Here are 10 benefits of using coconut oil for beauty and ways to incorporate them into your beauty routine. Coconut oil is an excellent natural moisturizer for the skin. It can help to hydrate and nourish the skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth.

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25 creative ways to use coconut oil in the kitchen

25 creative ways to use coconut oil in the kitchen

August 17, 2021

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The versatility of coconut oil: 8 different ways to use it in your home

July 17, 2021

Coconut oil is a highly versatile product with many uses in the home. Its unique combination of fatty acids and antioxidants make it an effective natural remedy for many common health problems, and it can also be used in a variety of other ways. Here are 25 different ways you can use coconut oil in the home.

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Why Raw

Why Raw

July 14, 2021

Our virgin coconut oil is “RAW” - never cooked or processed. This means it retains every bit of healthy goodness with a superior taste. You get the most pure and delicious virgin coconut oil a jar can hold.

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How many moldy coconuts 😱 did you eat?

How many moldy coconuts 😱 did you eat?

June 23, 2021

Did you know refined coconut oil is made from coconuts that are moldy and filled with bugs?! This is coconut meat (aka “Copra”) used for Refined Coconut Oil. 

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The history of coconut oil and its cultural significance around the world

June 17, 2021

Coconut oil has a long history of use and cultural significance around the world. It is native to the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, where it has been used for centuries as a food, medicine, and source of fuel. In many of these cultures, the coconut tree is seen as a symbol of life and abundance.

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How to use coconut oil as a natural remedy for common health issues

May 17, 2021

Coconut oil has been a popular natural remedy for a variety of health issues for many years. Its unique combination of fatty acids and antioxidants make it a versatile and effective natural remedy for many common health issues.

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5 delicious recipes featuring coconut oil

April 17, 2021

Here are 5 easy recipes that use coconut oil: 1. Coconut oil roasted vegetables 2. Coconut oil granola 3. Coconut oil smoothie

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Combating Copra Slavery

Combating Copra Slavery

April 07, 2021

Most coconut companies contract only with big plantations in order to reduce costs. This leaves owners of small farms at the mercy of middlemen who consolidate these smaller harvests while taking a large cut for themselves. 

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The best ways to use coconut oil for weight loss

March 17, 2021

Coconut oil has become a popular choice for those looking to lose weight and improve their overall health. Its unique combination of fatty acids can help to boost metabolism and reduce cravings, making it an effective tool in any weight loss plan.

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Coconut oil for hair: How to use it for stronger, healthier locks

February 17, 2021

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What's this name on my jar?

What's this name on my jar?

February 01, 2021

Maybe you noticed that someone wrote on the top of your jar. A name. In permanent ink. Right there on the lid of your coconut oil. What's up with that?

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The health benefits of coconut oil and how to incorporate it into your diet

January 17, 2021

Coconut oil has been gaining popularity in recent years for its numerous health benefitsHere are some reasons why you should consider incorporating coconut oil into your diet.

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Dignity COVID Response

2020 Impact Report

January 08, 2021

2020 was devastating for us. Where we had experienced 2 severe typhoons in 10 years, we had 4 major typhoons hit our area this year 

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Beyond Fair Trade

Beyond Fair Trade

December 04, 2020

This year, your purchase of coconut oil or lip balm sent a kid to school, fed a family, provided clean water, and most importantly, transformed a community with dignity.

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Liberating Women

Liberating Women

September 29, 2020

Globally, women are undervalued and marginalized at best and abused physically or sexually at worst. So many women find themselves enslaved in the sex industry. Others are trapped in the cycle of poverty. In both cases, there seems little hope of breaking out of their present circumstances.

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Teach Skills and Train

Teach Skills and Train

September 29, 2020

Through training, our business will be a catalyst to improve issues like unemployment rates, cycles of sickness, personal finances, education, environment, business development, leadership and water sanitation.

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Broker Hope

Broker Hope

September 29, 2020

Modern-day slavery is a 43 billion dollar industry and growing, with millions of women and children being treated like property. One-third of the world lives on less than $2/day, driving them to despair, desperation and hopelessness. The heavy weight of these chains of poverty and slavery are too much to bear.

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Clean Water Combats Despair

Clean Water Combats Despair

September 29, 2020

When the water in your village makes your kids sick, where do you turn?  If you can't get clean and safe water, how do you thrive? Our baseline survey found that clean water is a huge need in Bicol.

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Community Transformation

Community Transformation

September 18, 2020 1 Comment

Our company exists to restore the God-given dignity in each person. Every person you lock eyes with has dignity in them. When your gaze meets theirs, can you see it? If you look hard enough or long enough, you will be able to see the beauty that is dignity in a person.

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Create Jobs. Not Just Coconut Oil.

Create Jobs. Not Just Coconut Oil.

September 18, 2020

Giving someone a job extends them dignity. By bringing more jobs to an area with high rates of unemployment, we start to see transformation. We see families reunite. We see children have the chance to be educated. We see disease rates lower.

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Breaking the Chains of Poverty

Breaking the Chains of Poverty

September 18, 2020

From the beginning, Dignity has been clear that we want to see lives changed. This is so important to us that we have made it a bottom line - a measurement to our investors and staff that is right next to profit in our reports. It's the way we do business. It is integrated into the fabric of who we are.

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Our Business Model

Our Business Model

September 15, 2020

The hard to reach places. The places with high unemployment and disease rates. The logistically messy places. The places most businesses won't go. The places where education is substandard.

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Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship

September 15, 2020

Large-scale businesses have taken their toll on the environment - clearing forests, depleting precious natural resources, clogging up the air and in the end, polluting our water and soil and producing more waste than our landfills can handle.

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Shared Ownership

Shared Ownership

September 15, 2020

Filipinos and Americans. We share ownership. We are committed to profitability for every stakeholder in Dignity - from investors to employees. This is not top-down or bottom-up. This is together.

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Discover the Beauty of Coconut Oil

Discover the Beauty of Coconut Oil

June 17, 2020

There are 101 ways to use our Raw Coconut Oil in your daily life. Discover how many can be used to enhance your natural beauty! Recipes, Tutorial videos, DIY beauty, and fresh inspiration.

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20 Elephants' Worth of Rice

20 Elephants' Worth of Rice

April 29, 2020

Together we distributed 20 elephants’ worth of rice to over 3,500 households in response to the desperate need in our community.

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COVID-19 Impact on Dignity Coconuts

COVID-19 Impact on Dignity Coconuts

April 23, 2020

First, the typhoon hit the Philippines. Next, covid-19 and lockdowns started. Our workers, team, & community have taken on too much in the past 3 mths. Learn what we can all do to protect the vulnerable!

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COVID-19 & Your Safety

COVID-19 & Your Safety

March 14, 2020

I want to share a few things with you related to our products and COVID-19 (coronavirus).

We are proud to have one of the highest food safety protocols in the industry. Our Standard Operating Procedures include regular handwashing; proper sanitation of surfaces, equipment & facilities; documentation of employee illnesses and managing their return to work; as well as glove and mask usage.

We are taking extra precautions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have intensified Health & Sanitation education & training and are taking extra precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 including requiring our US warehouse employees who are in contact with our products to wear masks, prohibit contact with truckers and strictly follow CDC guidelines.

As a small company, we thank you for your confidence in us during this challenging time. When you choose our products, you can rest assured our teams are diligently working to protect you.

Best regards,
Stephen Freed, CEO

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Easy Ways to Eat Good-For-You Fats

Easy Ways to Eat Good-For-You Fats

January 28, 2020

Not all fat is created equal. But there is GOOD FATDiscover how you can incorporate high-quality, clean fats into your diet everyday — what to eat and how to eat them!

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MCT OIL MYTHS: Not all oils are created equal

MCT OIL MYTHS: Not all oils are created equal

January 23, 2020

MCT oil… have you heard of it? Its super power of boosting energy and metabolism has become a hit in the Keto and fitness community. But do you know where MCT oil comes from? (Hint: a coconut!!) Discover what MCT oil is actually made of. And is the quality as good as the marketing says??

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Typhoon Kammuri (Tisoy)

Typhoon Kammuri (Tisoy)

January 17, 2020

Major Typhoon Kammuri made a direct hit over our Community Transformation Plant last month with winds clocked at 130 mph. As the most sound structure in the area, we make it available as a safe haven during dangerous storms as part of our emergency plan.

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How Coconut Oil Enhances the Ketogenic Process

How Coconut Oil Enhances the Ketogenic Process

December 31, 2019

Are you on the Keto diet or considering starting Keto? Finding good sources of fat is key to the ketogenic process - and it’s like finding gold when you do! RAW Coconut oil may be your secret weapon on your Keto journey.

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All Natural Vegan Lip Balms Dignity Coconuts

6 Toxic Ingredients Lurking in Your Lip Balm

December 13, 2019 1 Comment

When you put anything on your lips, it ends up in your mouth and gets absorbed by the skin. If you wouldn’t eat it, don’t buy it. Did you know that most of your lip balm includes toxic, cancer-causing ingredients!? Is it time to ditch it!

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Building New Roads

Building New Roads

October 15, 2019

When we say we are out there, we mean it. Many times we have heard from Filipinos, "You're building way out there in the villages of Bicol? Why?" From a business perspective, the logistics are tough.

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The Morning Smoothie That is Delicious & Burns Fat

The Morning Smoothie That is Delicious & Burns Fat

June 10, 2019

Our favorite thing about making smoothies for breakfast is they are versatile — you never have to have the same combo more than once! This particular recipe is easy to make and will keep you busy folks full all morning.

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Homemade Exfoliant: All You Need is Coffee, Sugar, & Coconut Oil

Homemade Exfoliant: All You Need is Coffee, Sugar, & Coconut Oil

March 28, 2019

What more do you need? Three favorite ingredients from around your home to create an amazing, natural (and inexpensive) exfoliant! Your skin will thank you after these simple steps.

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How You Can Have Radiant Skin After Winter

How You Can Have Radiant Skin After Winter

March 13, 2019

Natural beauty tips and remedies to help you find your radiant skin again! Here, you’ll find practical steps to revive + recover from Winter, aka the polar vortex.

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Peppermint Fudge Brownie Balls

Peppermint Fudge Brownie Balls

December 20, 2018

Peppermint + Chocolate go together like PB&J. This easy, fun recipe is the perfect treat to bring to your next holiday party. We promise they’ll be a HIT!

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