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  2. The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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    Stress relief: Coconut oil is extremely soothing and hence it helps in removing stress. Using coconut oil to the head, accompanied by a gentle massage therapy, helps you to eliminate psychological fatigue. Diabetic issues: Coconut oil helps in managing blood sugar, and improves the secretion of insulin.

  3. 10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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    Studies show that coconut oil can boost the moisture content of dry skin. It may also improve the function of the skin, helping prevent excessive water loss and protecting you from external...

  4. Coconut Oil: Are There Health Benefits? Pros and Cons ... - WebMD

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    Even though some studies have shown that coconut oil can boost good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol, other studies have shown that compared to other oils like olive oil, coconut...

  5. 29 Clever Uses for Coconut Oil - Healthline

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    Here are 29 clever uses for coconut oil. 1. Protect Your Skin From UV Rays When applied to your skin, coconut oil may protect it from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which raise your risk...

  6. The Health Benefits and Risks of Coconut Oil | livestrong

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    This purported use for coconut oil may stem from its potential antiviral properties, but there simply isn't enough evidence to back this up. Coconut oil is made up of about 50 percent 12-carbon lauric acid, and when that's digested, it produces monolaurin (both of which can kill bacteria, viruses and fungi), per SCL Health. However, scientists aren't sure the human body can produce monolaurin from coconut oil.

  7. Nutrition. 1 tbs of coconut oil contains: 121 calories. 0 g of protein. 13.5 g of fat, of which 11.2 g is saturated. 0 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol. Coconut oil contains vitamin E, but no fiber ...

  8. Coconut Oil | The Nutrition Source | Harvard T.H. Chan School ...

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    In recent years, the popularity of coconut and particularly coconut oil has soared because of touted health benefits. Fueling the coconut oil trend, celebrity endorsements have claimed the ingredient to help blast away belly fat, curb appetite, strengthen the immune system, prevent heart disease, and stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

  9. The health benefits of coconut oil include improving heart health by increasing the HDL cholesterol levels, promoting weight loss, relieving symptoms of yeast infections, skin and hair care, improving digestion, and boosting immunity.

  10. 13 Studies on Coconut Oil and Its Health Effects

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    Coconut oil has received a lot of attention in recent years, and there’s some evidence that it may help with weight loss, oral hygiene, and more. Coconut oil is a saturated fat, but unlike...

  11. Coconut oil for weight loss: Does it work? - Mayo Clinic

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    Coconut oil is widely promoted for weight-loss. While the promises of coconut oil's benefit sound great, the research is less clear. A few studies have looked at the benefit of coconut oil on weight loss, and results have been mixed. While some studies have reported a decrease in participants' body mass index (BMI) and waist size, others have not. All of the studies have been short-term.