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  1. Ps: Soon I read somewhere that the diarrhea effect as a new user was the Lauric acid doing its job of detoxing the first that true?

    And second how long do I use CO before I see a improvement in my Thyroid?

    Thank you again

    • Not just lauric acid, but caprylic acid and capric acid as well. They all belong to medium-chain fatty acids, which convert to energy fast. Also, not only new user, veteran user like me still detoxifies every day. Just that the feeling is not as intense as a new user since I'm already used to it.

      I suppose you mean low thyroid, right? Well, it depends on how serious your low thyroid is. I can't give you a specific time frame. My suggestion is, don't use coconut oil simply for your low thyroid problem. Learn to eat it as food and add it to your every meal. You should also work on improving your lifestyle. You'll likely see an improvement in your thyroid over time.

      Of course, continue with your thyroid medication at the same time (if you're having it) and monitor your condition to see if your body has returned to its normal temperature and whether you have more energy than before, then decrease your medication gradually (with the advice from your specialist).

  2. Soon ChaI Thank you for a lovely written article. It answered all the questions I had. We are trying to do a juice fast adding CO to a banana smothie at the end of the day before bed.....what a mistake. Now I realise why. Could I ask why my 7 year old after having 2 tablespoons of CO in that smoothie on an empty stomach has no adverse reaction but the rest of us do?
    Thank you again Soon
    Warm Regards Antzoo

    • Hi Anthea, banana is filled with fiber + coconut oil + juice and there you have it!

      First of all, is your 7-year-old having flu or any other kind of conditions? I ask that because for example if a person catches flu and takes 2 Tbsps of coconut oil straight on an empty stomach, it may not cause diarrhea because most of its antimicrobials would be too "busy" fighting the virus and leaving only a petty amount for loosening bowels.

      But if your kid is healthy, my guess is that because he or she is in the development stage, so his or her body requires loads of energy to build cells, bones and tissues etc, which is why you don't see him or her getting the runs, or maybe he or she does have little effect but it just appears normal to you guys. You might want to check on his or her stool to see if it's watery. That's the sign.

      Furthermore, a developing child is usually very active and so they require lots of energy to fuel their physical besides their metabolic activities. When most of the MCFAs in coconut oil are burned off as energy to power up a body, same as the flu scenario, very little is left to induce diarrhea. But of course, I still encourage people to take coconut oil with food and not taking 2 Tbsps in one sitting. Spreading out the intake helps to keep your body in balance.

  3. Tried the coconut oil for first time today. Took one tablespoon. Within 5 minutes I had severe gas, bloating, and discomfort. A short time later my colon was cleansed. Not the results I was expecting but am convinced this oil works. Will drastically reduce amount for next intake.
    What is best way to have actual oil and not Crisco?
    Putting this in my morning coffee sounds like a wonderful idea.

  4. I started drinking the coconut oil in my coffee every morning and now my stools are smooth and steady I'm very grateful for this and I hope it works for you as well that works for me

  5. Dont make the mistake i did. 3 tabelspoons when your body isn't adapted to it yet will cause horrific stomach pain and diarrhea. Also on another note, dont make the second mistake i also made in buying the unrefined virgin coconut oil in the plastic container. Avoid plastic contaminant and buy glass.

  6. I love coconut and will eat raw anytime I make coconut sweet rice with ginger spices I drain the coconut oil and boil it with all these ingredients. I use the coconut water and coconut milk if I have it at hand if not I just use the coconut from the blender and squeeze it out with a spoon or u can use a cloth to squeez the juice out. I don't measure the ingredients sorry I'm just use to making it .