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Coconut oil as a superfood and its usage

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Coconut oil as a superfood and its usage

Coconut is one of the world's most nourishing superfoods. It contains lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid also found in human breast milk. Lauric acid makes up about 50% of coconut oil. There are 2 types of coconut oil: Refined coconut oil is typically cheaper and unlikely to have the coconutty flavour and smell. Virgin coconut oil uses fresher coconut and is the unrefined version with a lighter taste. Virgin coconut oil is deemed to be a higher quality than refined coconut oil, and is said to be richer in antioxidant polyphenols. So next time you shop be sure to...

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