A pale yellow to colorless oil or a white semisolid fat obtained from the flesh of the coconut, widely used in food products and in the production of cosmetics and soaps.(noun)
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Use "coconut oil" in a sentence
"If you make a point of putting two tablespoons of virgin coconut oil into your smoothies, stir-fry, or dressings I use it in chocolate fondue, you will benefit from its documented slimming, energizing, thyroid-stoking, and cholesterol ratio-improving effects."
"Unlike olive and other more delicate oils, coconut oil does not degrade during high-temperature cooking and also offers slimming and energizing MCTs medium-chain triglycerides and antifungal and antimicrobial actions in the body."
"If your thyroid function is borderline-sluggish, a nutrition-oriented doctor may recommend supplements such as kelp and L-tyrosine, thyroid glandulars, and incorporating virgin coconut oil into your diet to stimulate thyroid function."