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The effect of coconut oil consumption on cardiovascular risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials.

A significant elevation in blood levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is associated with consistent consumption of coconut oil.

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Coconut Oil and Magic Marketing

Coconut Oil and Magic Marketing
The Mash-up of Medical Research and MarketingWe've all seen books, articles, or internet stories on the alleged "miracle" properties of coconut oil. And we've watched as coconut oil has gotten more and more dedicated shelf space at our local grocery stores. Have you ever stopped to wonder why a food product that had been used...
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Thank you for posting this. I have been trying to explain this to friends but they have seen so many things that say the opposite.... Read More
Monday, July 24 2017 16:23
Sean Carney
Donna, I do hope you will share this with your friends. Even if they don't believe it now it may plant a helpful seed. Sean
Monday, July 24 2017 16:40
Denise Rose
Today I leafed through a newly published plant-based book on making vegan cheese. The author, who is making the rounds now promoti... Read More
Monday, July 24 2017 20:40
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Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?

Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?
Coconut oil has become a popular "super food" among health conscious individuals, claiming to heal just about every affliction known to man. Those who profit from this highly-refined product claim that consuming coconut oil lowers bad LDL cholesterol while at the same time raises good HDL cholesterol. Sound too good to be true?Dustin Rudolph PharmD, The...
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When coconut oil is hydrogenated (as it often is) it becomes a trans fat, and trans fats have been closely associated with heart d... Read More
Thursday, May 07 2015 10:02
Thank you for that wonderful collection of resources on this hot topic! I've noticed that people can react very strongly when any... Read More
Friday, May 08 2015 10:25
Sean Carney
Well said Deborah! Those concentrated calories certainly hit the pleasure center fast, making us 'Eat and Cry for More'.
Friday, May 08 2015 10:32
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