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Coconut oil’s surprising benefits

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It can illuminate skin and hair. It can boost metabolism. It can even aid in killing bacteria — all while keeping you smelling like the tropics.

Coconut oil, that goopy saturated fat, is having its moment in the superfood spotlight.

Conventional thought used to consider coconut oil unhealthy; now that research is proving otherwise, people are increasingly interested in reaping its benefits. For starters, coconut oil fats contain metabolism-boosting medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) and lauric acid, which has antimicrobial effects…

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