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What is sodium cocoate made from?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

As its name suggests, sodium cocoate is derived from coconut oil. It is essentially the salt (sodium) that results from breaking down coconut oil (cocoate) with sodium hydroxide.

 

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