Coconuts… Lower Cholesterol?
Cholesterol Lowering Coconuts
Coconuts... Lower Cholesterol?
OK so I was digging around and had a craving... several in fact and it prompted me to do some digging on something very specific... coconuts!
... and this is what I found. Pretty interesting read if you ask me. Parts of this have been pulled from various sites and documents and I interject my own comments and usage ideas throughout. Enjoy this post as I go add the other parts for tomorrow and the next day... yeah I went off the deep end of a coconut milk oasis with this one. It’s way too long and way too good to chop it up to fit into one little post, so I am going to make a micro series on COCONUTS... I am COOCOO for Coconuts!
Read it all >> www.empowerednutrition.com/coconuts-lower-cholesterol
Who can resist a coconut, with its creamy, tropical flavor? For too long, many Americans have done just that.
Thankfully, that misguided coconut era is over. The coconut is receiving long-overdue accolades as a highly nutritious food. In fact, research has shown that it’s the saturated fat in coconuts that not only helps our bodies absorb nutrients and fight viruses, but also reduce cholesterol levels. Traditional American uses of coconut are sugar-laden affairs — think baked goods like pies, cakes and macaroons…