Talk:Caprylic acid

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Not long[edit]

The middle of the article charecterizes caprylic acid as a "long chain fatty acid" by no definition I know is a 8 carbon chain a long chain acid. It is also asserted that it is difficult to absorn because of this, an 8 carbon FA should be easier to absorb that most of the fats we normally digest.

Been fixed. Most refs call it a "medium chain" FA. - Rod57 (talk) 01:34, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

Antifungal[edit]

If some one can cover why this substance is antifungal and what evidence there is that it actually is, that would be appreciated.

Alternative medical use for Alzheimers[edit]

It (from coconut oil), seems to be used for Alzheimers disease. - Rod57 (talk) 01:34, 30 November 2011 (UTC)