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Is Coconut Oil Good For You
Yes,: but those that contain EPA omega-3 lower triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, those that contain both DHA and EPA will lower triglycerides but raise LDL cholesterol. If you don't want dietary supplement fish oil there's prescription EPA Vascepa or EPA/DHA Lovaza. Epanova is another just approved by FDA. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Unclear: 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 tor 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
No proof: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care & for viruses. There are many other conditions that it is puported to treat that have not been scientifically demonstrated at this time (to include allergies). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is grape seed oil is good oil for frying?
Which oils are healthy choice to use for frying?
Frying Not Healthy.: In general frying is not healthy. But if you insist and enjoy fried food, try olive oil or vegetable oils. ...Read more
Losing weight: 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. Coconut oil needs b to work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YEs and also...: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it could: anything from the grape is good for the general health,this is a nutritional fact,now if you ask me if there is any study has been done to prove that fact,no all these claimed done as a nutritional fact,they do not have to prove it by low,since it is not medicine.no research or scientific study has been done as far as i know. ...Read more
Fish oil: Is good for you, don't think is does anything to your buttocks. ...Read more
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
(how) can coconut oil replace butter and cooking oil for a better health if you also use olive oil, meat and fish? What are proper amounts?
Mediterranean diet: There are a lot of claims with regard to coconut oil, most of the unsubstantiated. The healthiest diet so far, proven to reduce heart disease in many patients, is the mediterranean diet. It relies on liberal use of extra virgin olive oil, vinegar ( low glycemic index, promotes full stomach sensation), fruits, grains, and moderate wine consumption. Canola oil can also be used, in small amounts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends : Are you wondering if it is safe to eat? Yes it is. It tastes bitter. A genetically modified version of rapeseed oil is called canola. They took out the bitterness. If you are looking at is for its nutritional value then probably not. It does have 28% polyunsaturated fats and only 7% saturated. See how it compares: http://lowfatcooking.About.Com/od/faqs/f/satfatsoils.Htm. ...Read more
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