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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Dec 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 1 | Pages : 19-23

The Healthy Benefit of Coconut oil –A Review

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Coconut oil constitutes the most impartment source of dietary fat in many countries. But, of late the consumption of
coconut oil has been linked with incidence of coronary Heart Diseases and sustained campaign against its use is going
on. Coconut oil contains 92% of saturated fatty acids, most of them are medium chain fatty acids (MCFA). The clinical
studies at New England Deaconess hospital showed that coconut oil is neutral in its effect on blood lipids and will not
cause an increase in cholesterol or cardio vascular diseases. Coconut oil even increased HDL reducing the risk of
coronary heart diseases.

Keywords: cholesterol, coconut oil, fatty acids, heart disease

Citation: *, ( 2015), The Healthy Benefit of Coconut oil –A Review. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 7(1): 19-23

Received: 2016-05-12 07:02:17; Accepted: 2016-05-12 07:02:32;
Published: 12/05/2016

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