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A few studies suggest adding coconut oil to the diet helps reduce belly fat, lowers cholesterol and promotes weight loss, according to About.com. While some research shows the benefits of consuming coconut oil, more evid... More »

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According to WebMD, there is no definitive clinical evidence of the health benefits of coconut oil. The effect of coconut oil in the prevention or treatment of illness has not been studied extensively enough to make a me... More »

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Supplementing a dog's diet with coconut oil helps improve the dog's digestion, increase nutrient absorption and contribute to healthy skin and a shiny coat, according to DogsNaturally. The medium chain triglycerides have... More »

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