I saw this and thought it may be of interest to those of you who love coconut and use it to increase food intake of quality vitamins and minerals:
The latest information indicates that it may be best avoided under the following circumstances ...
Let’s bring this together into recommendations for three different groups of people:
Women who are trying to get pregnant, pregnant or breastfeeding, children and other vulnerable populations (chronically ill): should avoid canned coconut milk products except for those that are BPA-free, like Native Forest and Arroy-D. Note: Native Forest is organic, but Arroy-D is not.
People with digestive problems (IBS, IBD, GERD, etc.): may want to avoid coconut products entirely, except for coconut oil
Healthy people: may be fine with canned coconut milk, provided they don’t react to the guar gum, and provided they’re willing to take the side of industry scientists that claim BPA doesn’t cause harm in humans"
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