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207. Benefits of Coconut Oil

There is growing awareness that coconut oil has a number of attributes which make it a very valuable nutrient. The contents of the individual fatty acids present in coconut oil are shown in Table 1. Table 1. Typical Composition...

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62. Trans Fatty Acids

In the USA the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced that it intends to take action that would reduce the amount of Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs) in foods to a minimum (1). It has been estimated that this would...

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