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Coconut Oil Raises Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Coconut oil raises cholesterol levels, according to a meta-analysis published online in Circulation.  Researchers examined 16 publications that assessed the effects of coconut oil consumption on blood lipids and heart disease risk factors.  Consumption of coconut oil significantly raised total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol levels when compared to consumption of nontropical vegetable oils.  Results also showed […]