Many weight loss studies have suggested eating more small meals throughout the day is the smarter way to lose weight, due to the fact that by eating every couple of hours, you won't get to the point of starvation and overeat. But a new multi-university study published in the journal Appetite this m...
Once deemed as "the healthiest oil on earth", coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm . Besides offering plenty of health benefits from beating sugar cravings to aiding weight loss, a new study suggests that it could also help in preventing cavities.
According to researchers from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland, enzyme-treated coconut oil (meant to mimic coconut oil after it's been digested) was effective in fighting Streptococcus
bacteria by stopping its growth.
The finding, presented at the Society for General Microbiology's autumn
conference, could lead to a new approach to manufacturing dental care products without the need for antibiotics.