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Doctor insights on: Coconut And Cholesterol

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Does eating coconut increase cholesterol?

Does eating coconut increase cholesterol?

Good: Coconut increases your good triglycerides/cholesterol that are said to be protective for problems such as heart disease. All the best. ...Read more

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Can coconut oil reduce cholesterol or have other good effects?

Can coconut oil reduce cholesterol or have other good effects?

Increases cholestero: It moistens hair & skin & has antimicrobial effects. After drinking coconut oil some people feel full & hunger is suppressed. Ingesting a couple of tbs of coconut oil per day can cause nausea & vomiting. Coconut oil has the highest saturated fat content of all oils with more than 13 grams of fat per tbs. It can increase cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Can shredded coconut be bad for cholesterol?

Can shredded coconut be bad for cholesterol?

Yes: Coconut oil can raise cholesterol. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/coconut-oil-and-health. ...Read more

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Does coconut milk high in cholesterol?

Does coconut milk high in cholesterol?

Although: Coconut is cholesterol free IT is high in saturated fat (which can in turn effect your cholesterol level). ...Read more

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If i eat organic extra virgin unrefined coconut oil, and my cholesterol stays perfect, even though im eating sat fats, is my risk of heart disease big?

If i eat organic extra virgin unrefined coconut oil, and my cholesterol stays perfect, even though im eating sat fats, is my risk of heart disease big?

Insufficient info: Risk of heart disease depends on heredity, weight, smoking, diabetes, exercise, lipid levels and more. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for an evaluation of all these issues. It would be good to avoid saturated fats. ...Read more

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Does coconut water gives you cholesterol ? I don't have cholesterol at this point. Do not have cholesterol., never had.

Does coconut water gives you cholesterol ? I don't have cholesterol at this point. Do not have cholesterol., never had.

Possibly: Some coconut water products may contain small amounts of lauric acid which can raise cholesterol. Not nearly as much as coconut oil or milk, however some people drink very large amounts of coconut water. If you do, it is worth checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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Help please! is coconut oil bad for heart condition and cholesterol?

Help please! is coconut oil bad for heart condition and cholesterol?

Coconut oil: Have saturated fats and conventional thinking used to say is bad for you. This saturated fats are medium chain triglycerides that can lower cholesterol. Also have other good effects for thyroid disease and diabetes. ...Read more