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The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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  Coconut oil is experiencing a popularity boom all over the world [1] right now. Not only is it delicious and great to use in the kitchen, it has also gained a reputation as something of a miracle-cure for a number of ailments. However, when something is hyped as much as coconut oil is, the truth can sometimes get lost amongst the myths [2], which ultimately works against the credibility of the substance. Here, therefore, are some tried, tested, and proven health benefits of coconut oil. Coconut Oil Boosts Your Immune System Coconut oil contains a lot of a substance […]

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Coconut Oil Stopping Strep Bacteria?

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One hot topic in coconut oil is oral health. If you’re familiar with our blog, you know lauric acid found in coconut oil gives it the anti-fungal and antimicrobial properties that are known to heal and fight off infection. Recently, Sarah Jane Sandy, a Certified Nutrition Therapist, wrote an article that broke down science behind this MCT and how it may help prevent tooth decay and even a common virus. “A recent study from the Athlone Institute of Technology found that coconut oil was the only oil of 3 tested (olive oil and vegetable oil being the other two) that […]

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