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Category: Coconuts and Health

May 19, 2005

Careful How Much Coconut You Eat

"But this is the strange thing about an old coconut: After you swallow it, the pieces magically come back together again and form a new coconut."

A rather harrowing article about the lengths one New Jersey resident went to in order to eat a coconut.

Posted by brian at 05:27 PM | Coconuts and Health | Comments (0)

Coconut Oil Is Bad For You. Coconut Oil Is Good For You.

No sources mentioned in this little blurb of an article in the LA Times, but the author, Elena Conis, reports that "researchers have revealed that the fat molecules in coconut oil are shorter than those in animal-derived saturated fat." She then adds: "Some say that this subtle difference may explain why the traditional Polynesian diet high in tropical oils, like coconut appears to lead to relatively low rates of heart disease."

Full article is located here.

Posted by brian at 05:15 PM | Coconuts and Health | Comments (0)

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