Coconut water, coconut oil, coconut butter, and raw coconut: use, health benefits, and precautions.

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Coconut Health Benefits and Uses

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For many years, people believed that coconut products such as coconut oil and coconut butter were harmful to health due to their high saturated fat content. Saturated fat has been linked to high cholesterol and heart disease. Recently, this belief has changed, and many experts believe that the coconut is beneficial for overall health. This is because it contains

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- Nakatsuji, T., Kao, M., Zouboulis, C., Zhang, L., Gallo, R., & Huang, C. (2009). Antimicrobial property of lauric acid against Propionibacterium acnes: Its therapeutic potential for inflammatory acne vulgaris. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology,129(10).

- Rosso, J. D., & Kim, G. (2011). Antimicrobial Property of Lauric Acid Against Propionibacterium Acnes: Its Therapeutic Potential for Inflammatory Acne Vulgaris. Yearbook of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery,2011, 186-187. doi:10.1016/s0093-3619(10)79669-6

- Yang, D., Pornpattananangkul, D., Nakatsuji, T., Chan, M., Carson, D., Huang, C., & Zhang, L. (2009). The antimicrobial activity of liposomal lauric acids against Propionibacterium acnes. Biomaterials,30(30), 6035-6040.

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