Coconut Oil Prevents dental decay and can prevent Bone loss in Osteoporosis.

 

 

The latest scientific research reveals consuming could save your teeth according to Scientists who recently presented their work at the Society for General Microbiology’s Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick.
It turns out the oil is able to fight the bacteria that causes tooth decay. What’s more, appears to have a broad impact against many pathogens – making it an important, natural weapon in fighting infections which have grown increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
The researchers from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland tested the antibacterial action of by treating it with enzymes in a process similar to digestion to see how the oil would react once consumed. They found that , once ingested, should be able to halt the growth of most strains of Streptococcus bacteria, including Streptococcus mutans. This type of bacteria is a primary cause of cavities because it produces tooth-damaging acid.
In addition other studies have found  Virgin to be effective in addressing by maintaining bone structure and preventing in estrogen-deficient rat models.
References
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012;2012:237236. Epub 2012 Sep 16. Virgin supplementation prevents in rat model. Hayatullina Z, Muhammad N, Mohamed N, Soelaiman IN.
Chua LS, Alitabarimansor M, Lee CT, Mat R. Enzyme Res. 2012;2012:542589. Epub 2012 Aug 16.
Hydrolysis of virgin using immobilized lipase in a batch reactor.

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