from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pale yellow to colorless oil or a white semisolid fat obtained from the flesh of the coconut, widely used in food products and in the production of cosmetics and soaps.

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  • n. oil from coconuts


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  • If you make a point of putting two tablespoons of virgin coconut oil into your smoothies, stir-fry, or dressings I use it in chocolate fondue, you will benefit from its documented slimming, energizing, thyroid-stoking, and cholesterol ratio-improving effects.

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  • Follow a classic chocolate fondue recipe, but be sure to start with unsweetened dark chocolate, add a couple of tablespoons of virgin coconut oil such as Nutiva’s, and sweeten smartly.

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  • Unlike olive and other more delicate oils, coconut oil does not degrade during high-temperature cooking and also offers slimming and energizing MCTs medium-chain triglycerides and antifungal and antimicrobial actions in the body.

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  • You’re going to have one egg, scrambled; half an apple with a little bit of honey; and an oatmeal mix I’m going to make that has coconut oil for fats, applesauce for medium-index carbs, and some other stuff.

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  • The deep well in camp required diesel fuel or coconut oil to run the engine-to pump the water to a central water tower, from which it went to one outlet in each group and each mess hall, and several outlets in the hospital.

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  • If your thyroid function is borderline-sluggish, a nutrition-oriented doctor may recommend supplements such as kelp and L-tyrosine, thyroid glandulars, and incorporating virgin coconut oil into your diet to stimulate thyroid function.

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