Coconut - good or bad?
I've been buying 1 coconut/week since it seems like a cheaper way to get fats than buying nuts. However, it's got lots of saturated fat; is this bad?
Also, I've read that fats should be eaten alone and after other more easily digestible foods, so I've been having blended coconut meat at the end of the day. But doing it this way seems to make it sit fairly heavy in my stomach and I'm wondering if it's okay to add it to a fruit smoothie instead? Dan, the liferegenerator, for example, often adds whole coconuts to fruit smoothies or even green smoothies and doesn't seem to have any ill effects even though it's not proper food combining...
I remember that episode. Good call. In summary: coconut oil fat is better than animal fat. Its better than most fats. If you make the switch from animal fats to coconut oil fats, you will be healthier. However if you add it into an already "extremely healthy" diet, it will probably not promote health.
Coconut is delicious and perfectly healthy. Just make sure to limit the amount you consume as it is a fattier food than most sweet fruits.
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