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Coconut Candy Recipe (with Video) | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Try this simple and delicious recipe for cocon...

Coconut Candy Recipe (with Video) | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Try this simple and delicious recipe for cocon...

was once considered a detrimental food for the heart due to the saturated fat content, but it is now known to contain fat that is beneficial in preventing heart disease. In countries where coconut oil is a primary fat, there are low rates of heart disease. According to The Weston Price Foundation coconut oil contains a unique group of saturated fats known as short and medium chain fatty acids, aka MCY (medium chain triglycerides) like lauric acid, caprylic acid, and myristic acid. The molecules of coconut oil are much smaller than most other fats and need less enzymatic activity to be broken down into fatty acids. This also enables coconut oil to be more easily digested, and to go to the liver, produce energy rather than fat, and help increase metabolism . Many find consuming two to four tablespoons of virgin coconut oil per day promotes satiation and decreases cravings fo...

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