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100 benefits and uses for coconut oil

Extra-virgin coconut oil is a miracle. Pure and simple.
It is antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral. After breast milk, it is the second richest source of lauric acid, which is used to treat the flu and other viral infections, warts caused by HPV, HIV/AIDS, bronchitis, yeast infections, ringworm and intestinal infections. In summary, this is some powerful stuff.
What makes coconut oil so exceptional is its chemical makeup. Coconut oil is 90 percent saturated fat. However, that type of fat is not the kind you find on your thighs and around your waist. Coconut oil is made up of triglycerides, or medium-chain fatty acids, which is not stored as fat within the body but instead goes straight to the liver, where it is converted into immediate energy.

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