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Coconut Oil-The Facts









The benefits of organic virgin coconut oil for thyroid problems come from its unique medium-chain fatty    acid. Lauric acid, a type of medium-chain triglyceride, has excellent anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial  properties. Capric acid has potent antimicrobial and  antiviral properties, and caprylic acid boasts a number of health benefits, thanks to its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.

In fact, particular types of saturated fat, including coconut oil, are necessary for optimal health. In populations where coconut oil is eaten, researchers found that “vascular disease is uncommon in both populations and there is no evidence of the high saturated-fat intake having a harmful effect.”