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    I've NEVER Seen "Coconut" Associated With Longevity or Centenarians

    I just realized that after reading about the diets of exceptionally healthy people in their 90s and older and I've never seen the word coconut once. I've seen they eat chocolate, bacon, eggs, olive oil, milk but never seen the word "coconut" in the context of a supercentenarian or really anyone...
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    Saturated Fatty Acids,including Lauric Acid Activates TLR4

    Some studies showing coconut oil has anti stress effects,but this one surprised me! Fatty Acids Modulate Toll-like Receptor 4 Activation through Regulation of Receptor Dimerization and Recruitment into Lipid Rafts in a Reactive Oxygen Species-dependent Manner The saturated fatty acids...
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    Lauric Acid Induces Liver Mitochondrial Uncoupling

    This is probably one of the main reasons for the protective effects of coconut oil on liver health in conditions like NAFLD and cirrhosis. In fact, there are studies on PubMed showing complete reversal of cirrhosis with daily intake of about 75g of MCT such as the ones found in coconut oil, even...
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