Baking with Coconut oil


Coconut Oil. Crazy Healthy – VERSATILE – Oil. Nutritionists have historically lumped coconut oil into the same category as cream, butter and lard, namely “off limits” because it consists mainly of “saturated fat”, the kind of fat linked to heart disease. Current science indicates that not every type of fat is evil. The crucial question is whether it consists of “Medium Chain” or “Long Chian” fatty acids. Medium Chain fatty acids, such as Lauric Acid, which makes up about 50% of coconut oil can be metabolized faster the long chain variety. They’re also readily absorbed in the small intestine along with ohter nutrients, meaning that don’t enter the lymphatic system and are less likely to be deposited inthe stomach as fat. Medium Chain Fatty Acids do not have a negative effect on cholesterol and can laos help to protect against coronary heart disase. The health benefits of Lauric Acid are…

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