Coconut Oil & Health, MCT Oils, Uncategorized

Nature’s Amazing Germ Fighter

Virgin coconut oil is becoming recognized as the healthiest of all dietary oils. What makes it so healthy are medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA). All fats and oils are composed of fat molecules known as fatty acids. There are many different types of fatty acids, but they all can be classified into three basic categories: short-chain fatty acids (SCFA), medium-chain fatty…

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Coconut Oil & Health, MCT Oils

Coconut oil for weight loss.

In one tablespoon of coconut oil, you get 13 grams of fat, 11 grams of which are saturated. These saturated fats in coconut oil are known as medium-chain triglycerides, or MCTs, and differ from most saturated and unsaturated fats in the American diet, which contain longer-chain fats. ​ MCT molecules are shorter in length, which makes them more easily absorbed…

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