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Weekly Health Quiz: Coconuts, Pollution and Gratitude


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1 Coconut oil is an ideal cooking oil because:

  • It has superior shelf life
  • It resists heat-induced damage

    Coconut oil is an excellent choice for cooking, as it can resist heat-induced damage. Learn more.

  • It contains no trans fats
  • Coconut oil should not be used for cooking as it is easily oxidized by high heat


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