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The side effects of coconut oil have not been fully studied as of 2015, warns WebMD, but they seem largely limited to the potential for weight gain and increased cholesterol levels. The benefits of coconut oil ingested a... More »

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Because coconut oil contains saturated fat, diabetics who use it increase their risk of heart disease and stroke, reports the American Diabetes Association. Although coconut oil, unlike most other foods with saturated fa... More »

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Coconut oil pulling therapy claims to cure bad breath by fighting unicellular microorganisms that inhibit the mouth. Some studies have shown that coconut pulling therapy may also prevent tooth decay. More »

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