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fruit of the coconut palm.

coconut meal
residue after the extraction of coconut oil and used as a protein supplement in livestock diets.
coconut oil
a natural source of fatty acids of short and medium length.

Patient discussion about coconut

Q. I am wondering if any of you are ENTHUSED about the use of COCONUT OIL. I ask because it IS SATURATED FAT. I have trouble losing weight. That inculdes getting cold frequently, and was wondering if cocounut oil would help me maintain body temperture more easily. Also, I have notice that SOME claim that coconut oil has many health benefits not affiliated with polyunsaturates.

A. i know there was a Polynesian research about people that consume coconut oil on a daily basis in parallel to people who don't. they found out that there are high cholesterol levels among the people that consumed coconut oil but no significant difference in heart problems.

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Normally coconut trees bear only 70 coconuts on one tree.
That makes coconut oil far more saturated than most other oils and fats.
Pretty much anything you can do with butter or any cooking oil you can do with coconut oil," says Alison Millar, coconut marketing director, at Kelapo Coconut Oil, a division of Tampa.
Purists may choose to buy young coconuts and open them with an ax or machete.
While Tiptur coconuts used to fetch Rs 6,500 per quintal in the late 90s, the early years of this decade saw it coming down to Rs 4,500 per quintal.
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If you visit Rarotonga you can't avoid Piri Puruto III, the self-proclaimed Coconut King of the Cook Islands.
Like the coconuts, the food labels, and the pinatas, much of Ramirez's work takes on some aspect of the relationship between outside and inside.
In Thailand, coconut milk is one of the main ingredients found in many foods and ice cream, a favorite dessert in that country.
In this version, the coconut gives the drink a soft mellow milkiness that's delicious.
Many of us in the States think of coconuts as a decadent treat.