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A 22-year-old female asked:

hi! could you please tell me what are the benefits of coconut oil?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Coconut oil: There are no known, scientifically proven health benefits, above and beyond consumption as food calories for energy from coconut oil.

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Is coconut oil good for you?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Coconut oil: Yes, it has healthy fats (medium chain fatty acids) which the body can use immediately for energy and is an overall very healthy oil to consume (the other being olive). You can cook with it as well.
A 64-year-old member asked:

Is coconut oil really bad for you?

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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

Are there coconut oil pills I can take?

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Dr. Thomas Rohde
Anti-Aging Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: I have had several patients find these at out local health food store. One is made by now brand, there are others i'm sure.
A 48-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to use coconut oil?

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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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YES!!!: Inside and out ... Depending what you are going to do. On the skin, in cooking etc! it is from mother nature!
A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to use coconut oil as a lubricant?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
Safe: Not a problem. If you use it make sure is in small amounts and wash well after intercourse.

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