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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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Five of the 80 known varieties of coconut tree are major ornamentals in Florida.
On the contrary, each one of these symptoms, whenever applicable, should be considered as an essential part of the syndrome characteristic of cadang-cadang-affected coconut trees.
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Kurumba is named after the coconut trees that grow in glorious abundance on this 30-acre tropical paradise.
Open the newspaper and there's a photo of Puruto atop a coconut tree.
One night Madan sat gazing at the full moon that shone from behind a tall coconut tree.
Two local boys who were climbing a coconut tree witnessed the scene and raised the alarm.
He had an operation for a fractured skull after falling out of a coconut tree on a 2006 holiday in Fiji.
And the bathroom had part of the roof cut away for a coconut tree to grow through so you could gaze up at the stars while you showered at night.
The lightning hit a coconut tree before striking both girls.
Hell-raiser Keef, who wrote classic hits Jumpin' Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, and Honky Tonk Woman with Mick Jagger, had a blood clot removed after his plunge from a Fijian coconut tree in April.
I am utterly seduced by any 62-year-old man still optimistic enough to even contemplate climbing a coconut tree - Vanessa Feltz on the antics of Rolling Stone Keith Richards