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Doctor insights on: Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Coconut Oil Great For Thyroid

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...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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What are the health benefits of cold-pressed organic unbleached coconut oil?

What are the health benefits of cold-pressed organic unbleached coconut oil?

Limited: Coconut oil actually is not healthy but it is a good alternative to butter and margarine for baking purposes. Its main fat, a saturated fat called lauric acid, may have some anti-infection benefits and is believed to raise good cholesterol. However, few studies in humans have actually been done. Most studies done are from brazil and philippines, where coconut products are a major export. ...Read more

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Which extra virgin coconut oil brand is the best for facial massage? Please help.

Which extra virgin coconut oil brand is the best for facial massage? Please help.

Cannot endorse: We are not permitted to endorse a specific brand of anything. That being said, coconut oil that actually smells like coconuts is probably a superior product to those that don't. ...Read more

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Is it good to take extra virgin coconut oil ? I have been taking for weight loss..Please suggest me can I carry on taking it or stop it

Is it good to take extra virgin coconut oil ? I have been taking for weight loss..Please suggest me can I carry on taking it or stop it

Stop coconut oil: The best way to keep weight (w) off is by behavior modification (b). People who lose w without b have more than a 90% chance of gaining back their lost w in 1 year. Find out what causes you to overeat and see if you can engage in activities to avoid doing so. If you can if you can do this you can not only lose w, you will be successful in keeping it off long term. Stop the coconut oil and try b. ...Read more

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How much extra virgin coconut oil should I eat per day to get rid of acne?

How much extra virgin coconut oil should I eat per day to get rid of acne?

This is silly: This won't really help your acne, no matter what crazy stuff you've been reading on the internet. If benzoyl peroxide fails, get with your physician. We can manage all acne nowadays using the real methods of science. You deserve better than slick disinformation that's available online. When you stabilize, you can experiment with supplements. Now, you owe it to yourself to bet treatment that work.S. ...Read more

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Hi. How much extra virgin coconut oil should I use per day to get rid of acne?

Hi. How much extra virgin coconut oil should I use per day to get rid of acne?

Some, none, a Liter?: No idea. I don't see any reason coconut oil would have any effect at all on acne. Are you planning to use it on your skin or to eat it? ...Read more

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Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more