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Coconuts – good or bad??
Nutrition and health are like a parachute.
Keep an open mind as the concepts have changed.
In the past it was felt that saturated fat was bad therefore no coconuts. We now know that coconuts a re great source of minerals, electrolytes and vitamins. Also coconuts may have properties to help lower blood pressure, lose weight,, increase energy, improve athletic performance, (Beware if one has chronic kidney disease because of the higher potassium). Coconuts support our immune system health as it is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic.
Coconuts are one of the most nutritious foods we can eat as part of our regular diet ! There is a difference in coconut water and coconut milk
(See Dr. Axe’s article below)
Here are several articles with many of the health benefits:
Oil Pulling (Dental benefits)
Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums! It is a fantastic oral detoxification procedure that is simply done
by swishing a tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth for 10-20 minutes.
4) Coconut Oil Pulling Benefits & How-to Guide – Dr. Josh Axe