Coconuts can boost cardiovascular health

I’ve been using lots of coconut cream and dried coconut but coconut oil is something I’ve avoided a bit bc I’ve experienced some nausea. Petra from Petra8Paleo told me it is actually quite common and she just worked her way slowly towards acclimation. This made me think about how a little bit didn’t seem to hurt me but just the few times I had a ton I got really sick. So I read up a little more. With the fat-boosting properties and the anti-inflammatory proprieties, I’ve decided to try a teaspoon a day per AIP & Wahl plans. And today, this post came up which does a great job of outlining the benefits of coconut.

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Few tropical fruits are as versatile as coconuts. These unique, round drupes, whose name likely derives from the 16th-century Spanish word for “head” or “skull,” are processed around the world to make coconut milk, flour, sugar and butter, countless soap and cosmetic products, and, of course, coconut oil — one of the greatest superfoods on Earth. In fact, coconut products have become so popular in the West that we often overlook the fruit in its natural state. However, according to the Coconut Research Center, a huge proportion of the world’s population depends on fresh coconuts for nourishment — nourishment that they provide in abundance.Weight management – Coconuts are rich in medium-chain triglycerides, a type of dietary fat that is known to trigger weight loss due to the speed with which our bodies metabolize them. One study published in the June 2006 issue of the Ceylon Medical Journal, for instance, showed…

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