Coconut Oil Can Reduce the Risk of Developing Heart Disease
A new research from the University of Cambridge suggests that eating coconut daily may lower the risk of developing heart disease and stroke.
For the study, a team of researchers used data of 94 volunteers aged between 50 and 75 none of whom had diabetes or heart disease. All the participants were divided into 3 groups, where one group consumed coconut oil, the second group consumed extra virgin olive oil, and the third group consumed unsalted butter every day for 4 weeks.
The results of the study showed that those participants who ate coconut oil demonstrated the biggest rise in HDL cholesterol levels, 15% on average.
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