The use of coconut oil is becoming more mainstream, and there are many claims to the potential health benefits. Is it really that good for you?
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The Truth About Coconut Oil
“Coconut oil, according to recent reports, is the latest food cure-all. Claims abound that coconut oil is a health food that can cure everything from poor immune function, thyroid disease, and heart disease, to obesity, cancer, and HIV.”
Once a Villain, Coconut Oil Charms the Health Food World
“A FEW years ago I noticed something odd at the health food store. There, rubbing elbows with the extra-virgin olive oil and cold-pressed canola oil was virtually the last fat I expected to see in such esteemed company: coconut oil.”
Is a coconut a fruit, nut or seed?
“Botanists love classification. However, classification of plants can be a complicated matter for the average person. Coconuts are classified as a fibrous one-seeded drupe.”
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