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HEALTH AND NUTRITIONAL ASPECTS OF COCONUT OIL

@inproceedings{RethinamHEALTHAN,
  title={HEALTH AND NUTRITIONAL ASPECTS OF COCONUT OIL},
  author={P. Rethinam}
}
Coconut (Cocos nucifera L) grown in about 93 countries in an area of 11.8 Million ha produces 10.9 million tonnes of copra equivalent. Coconut provides food, drink, medicine, health, shelter, aesthetics and wealth. Since every part of coconut is used for mankind, it is known as ‘Tree of Life’, ‘Tree of Heaven’, ‘Natures’ Super Market’, ‘Kalpavirksha’. One of the primary natural product produced from the dry fruit (copra) of coconut is coconut oil which has been used from time immemorial as food… Expand
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