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Medium-Chain Fatty Acids (MCFAs)

Medium-Chain Fatty Acids (MCFAs) The term MCFA may look complicated but it’s quite simple to understand. Fatty acids have a ‘tail’ of carbon atoms and the more carbon atoms a fatty acid has, the more strenuous it is for the body to metabolise it. Fatty acids with less than 6 carbon atoms are [...]

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Saturated Fats and Cholesterol Part2

Saturated Fats and Cholesterol (Part2) The Diet-Heart Hypothesis Myth This flawed theory (explained in the previous article) is a 60-year-old myth. A lie told often enough appears as the truth, and this is no different for this theory. For decades, saturated fats have been blamed as the cause of heart disease [...]

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Saturated Fats and Cholesterol Part1

Saturated Fats and Cholesterol (Part1) A saturated fat, by definition, is a type of fat in which all the fatty acids have a single hydrogen bond. An unsaturated fat has at least one double bond. This is the primary difference between saturated and unsaturated fats. Examples of saturated fat sources are beef, [...]

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Explanation of Commonly Used Terms

Explanation of Commonly Used Terms Coconut oils extracted from coconuts that are pesticide free are known as organic. It is important to note that there are no GMO versions of coconuts, ie they are all natural. There exist some pesticides for coconuts that are sprayed near the roots of the tree, as [...]

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