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Lauric Acid

Lauric Acid: Potential Health Benefits, Sources, Uses, And More

📝 Medically reviewed by Dr. Patricia Shelton 🔍 Last updated May 27, 2024 📚 14 citations 📖 7 minute read  About the Author:  Dr. Patricia Shelton, MD, has been a medical communicator and educator since 2014. She holds a Doctor of Medicine degree and a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, both from the University of Washington in Seattle. -- Are you seeking a natural way to better your overall well-being? Lauric acid is an organic compound that has promising potential for human health. This medium-chain fatty acid may help support immune response and digestive function. ‡ Coconut oil, a popular kitchen...

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Coconut Oil Health Benefits

The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

📝 Medically reviewed by Dr. Patricia Shelton 🔍 Last updated April 29, 2024 📚 21 citations 📖 8 minute read  About the Author:  Dr. Patricia Shelton, MD, has been a medical communicator and educator since 2014. She holds a Doctor of Medicine degree and a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, both from the University of Washington in Seattle. -- Coconut oil is a versatile plant-based compound with a variety of potential health benefits. Used in everything from skin-smoothing body lotions to kitchen cooking oils, the power and potential of coconut oil seem primarily to stem from its high lauric acid content....

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