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What is the recommended daily dosage of coconut oil for an adult male?

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As of July 2015, there is no research-supported recommended daily dosage of coconut oil for adult males, according to WebMD. Appropriate dosage may depend on a person's health and age.

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Taking up to four tablespoons of coconut oil per day is suggested by Jillian Michaels. The sites indicate that the saturated fats in coconut oil can improve skin and hair health and help the body to burn fat. Coconut oil also has anti-microbial properties that could help fight infection, claims Jillian Michaels.

However, none of these claims have been medically substantiated, as indicated by WebMD. Coconut oil may be safe if consumed in the quantity commonly found in foods, but has not been tested as a supplement as of 2015.

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