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Is coconut milk good for you or not? It seems to be popular.

It's popular now.: Coconut milk (unless fat free) is high in saturated fats, which are not good for you. Coconut if very popular right now, but it will pass, like all other fads. Saturated fats increase bad cholesterol and decrease good cholesterol, along with many other possible concerns. ...Read more

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What are the foods good to decrease uric acid? Are curd, coconut & milk good for uric acid?

What are the foods good to decrease uric acid?  Are curd, coconut & milk good for uric acid?

Wrong approach: Uric acid levels have little to do with diet, though a few foods, notably organ meats, contain so much uric acid that they can drive the values up and alcohol can raise uric acid. The internet is full of total junk, and whoever told you that coconut lowers uric acid simply made it up in order to appear learned and perhaps make crooked money. Your physician is your best guide. ...Read more

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Is coconut milk good for a pre diabetic.

Is coconut milk good for a pre diabetic.

Not necessarily: Management of prediabetes & prevention of progression is be judicious about carb intake. Consider seeing dietician & learn how to read food label accurately to help you. Lose weight, stay active, & control other factors such as cholesterol & blood pressure. If the coconut milk has low carb content, it can be part of your diet. Try to check your sugar 2 hr after drinking to see its effect on you. ...Read more

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How good is coconut milk for you?

How good is coconut milk for you?

Pros & cons: It works to moisten hair & skin & has an antimicrobial effect. After drinking coconut oil some people feel full & hunger is suppressed. But people who ingest a couple of tablespoons of coconut oil per day have a high incidence of nausea & vomiting. Coconut oil has the highest saturated fat content of all oils with more than 13 grams of fat per tbs. ...Read more

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I have diverticulitis and am currently on a low residue diet. Is coconut milk ok?

I have diverticulitis and am currently on a low residue diet. Is coconut milk ok?

Yes: If you have diverticulitis, with pain and fever stay on a low fiber diet for 4-6 weeks to allow healing. If you merely have diverticulosis, then a high fiber diet is recommended and include 80-100 ounces of non cafeinated, non alcoholic fluid per day and this can include coconut milk. ...Read more

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Want to switch to almond milk or coconut milk, which is better?

Want to switch to almond milk or coconut milk, which is better?

Almonds/ Coconuts: Raw almonds contain monosaturated fat which can help positively impact cholesterol levels. It is a good source of calcium , potassium, magnesium, phosphorus & fiber. 1 oz. serving of whole almonds (28 to 30 almonds) contains 3 g of dietary fiber. (14 % of the RDA). Coconut milk comes form express juicing of a mix of water & grated coconut. One cup of shredded (raw) coconut contains 7.2 grams of ...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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There is a trend to use coconut oil for cooking and coconut milk for drinks. Could these cause cloresterol problems?

There is a trend to use coconut oil for cooking and coconut milk for drinks. Could these cause cloresterol problems?

Cholesterol : Yes, bad choleaterol comes from mainly polysayurated fats. Always bake instead of fry when possible. Nothing more important than healthy low fat diet and exercise to decrease cardiovascular risk. ...Read more