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Coconut Oil vs. MCT Oil vs. Lauric Acid: What Is MCT Oil Really?

Read Full Article If you’ve been drinking Bulletproof Coffee made with XCT Oil or Brain Octane, you’ve already felt the powerful impact some types of MCT oil have on your energy. However, there are a bunch of forms of MCTs … Continue reading

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In vitro sun protection factor determination of herbal oils used in cosmetics

In vitro sun protection factor determination of herbal oils used in cosmetics Chanchal Deep Kaur and Swarnlata Saraf Pharmacognosy Res. 2010 Jan-Feb; 2(1): 22–25. Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate ultraviolet (UV) absorption ability of volatile and … Continue reading

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Curcumin xanthorrhiza

Curcuma zanthorrhiza, known as Temulawak, Java ginger or Javanese ginger, is a plant species, belonging to the ginger family.[2] It is known in Javanese as temulawak, inSundanese as koneng gede and in Madurese as temu labak.[2] The scientific name is … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial property of lauric acid against Propionibacterium acnes: its therapeutic potential for inflammatory acne vulgaris

Abstract The strong bactericidal properties of lauric acid (C12:0), a middle chain-free fatty acid commonly found in natural products, have been shown in a number of studies. However, it has not been demonstrated whether lauric acid can be used for … Continue reading

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Why is Coconut Oil Good For You? The Healthiest Oil for Cooking

Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fat you can find, with around 90% of calories as saturated fat. Full article

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Dietary coconut oil affects more lipoprotein lipase activity than the mitochondria oxidative capacities in muscles of preruminant calves.

Abstract The presence of coconut oil in a milk replacer stimulates the growth rate of calves, suggesting a better oxidation of fatty acid in muscles. Because dietary fatty acid composition influences carnitine palmitoyltransferase I (CPT I) activity in rat muscles, … Continue reading

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Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) fat metabolism

Why are MCT unique MCTs provide about ten percent fewer calories than LCTs – 8.3 calories per gram for MCTs versus 9 calories per gram for LCTs MCT are absorbed directly into the portal blood (and not into the lymphatics) … Continue reading

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13 Evidence-Based Medicinal Properties of Coconut Oil

13 Evidence-Based Medicinal Properties of Coconut Oil This article reproduced from GreenMed Info While coconut oil has dragged itself out of the muck of vast misrepresentation over the past few years, it still rarely gets the appreciation it truly deserves. Not … Continue reading

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Facts about Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has unique attributes  including High Medium Chain Fatty Acid (MCFA) content MCFA are more polar and hydrophilic than long-chain fatty acids (LCFA), therefore, they are more rapidly absorbed by the epithelial intestinal cells MCFA is soluble in water, … Continue reading

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