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A 32-year-old female asked:

the milk froth packet for keurig says it has "hydronated coconut oil" it is in the powdered milk pack for my coffee. is this bad?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Saturated fat.: hydrogenated coconut oil is a type of saturated fat, which means that is solid at room temperature. These fats are believed to contribute to heart disease and strokes. In small amounts they may be tolerable, but it is best to avoid them if possible. The American Heart Association recommends limiting your intake of saturated fat's to less than 7% of your calories. Good luck.

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Is coconut oil good for you?

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Are there coconut oil pills I can take?

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Is it ok to use coconut oil?

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Is it safe to use coconut oil as a lubricant?

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Safe: Not a problem. If you use it make sure is in small amounts and wash well after intercourse.

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