coconut vs tree nut

FDA on Coconut Oil: Generally Regarded As Safe

Round and round we go, where we stop no body knows!  Coconut oil has for so long unfairly gotten a bad rap.  Current studies on coconut oil have shown that the main ingredient, lauric acid, has antibacterial, antiviral, and antioxidant properties.  All good stuff!  Then there are those that still think coconut is part of the tree nut family.  It’s not!  (Read about tree nuts here.)  Allergic reactions to coconuts are an extremely rare condition.  Let’s stress that again, extremely rare!  Peanut allergies are commonplace today, but coconut allergies are not.  In fact, coconut oil is safe enough that the […]

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