Lauric Acid

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How does Lauric Acid work?

It is not known how lauric acid might work for any medical use. Some research suggests lauric acid might be a safer fatty acid than trans-fats in food preparations.

Are there safety concerns?

Lauric acid is safe in amounts found in foods. The safety of lauric acid when used as a medicine is not known.

Dosing considerations for Lauric Acid.

The appropriate dose of lauric acid depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for lauric acid. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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