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Although no conclusive medical evidence exists and many people with a thyroid disorder require medical treatment regardless of diet, coconut oil is among a list of foods containing healthy fats that enhance hormone produ... More »

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Coconut oil is often used as a natural dietary supplement to boost the immune system in patients suffering from thyroid conditions, heart disease, diabetes, Crohn's disease and irritable bowel syndrome, according to WebM... More »

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Coconut oil is good for dogs in moderation. It improves dogs' digestive function and coat quality. It may also stimulate the thyroid gland, leading to healthy metabolism. However, too much can cause diarrhea. More »

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