Coconut Oil May Prevent Tooth Decay

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By Timberlake Dental curated from Medical News Today

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Coconut oil, a natural antibiotic when digested, destroys the bacteria that cause tooth decay…”

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Researchers from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland have completed a study that indicates the positive impact of coconut oil on oral health.  They found that digested coconut oil destroys some bacteria and that semi-digested coconut oil destroys a type of yeast that causes thrust.  Since coconut oil is becoming more popular as a dietary choice, this news on its medicinal value may increase its popularity even more.