The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Need To Know

9. You Can Increase the Good HDL Cholesterol Levels

While increasing HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol), coconut oil simultaneously turns LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) into the less harmful forms in your body. As a result, it lowers the risk of cardiovascular diseases and brings benefits to your heart health.

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A recent study tested 40 diffrent women, that were given 30 grams (2 spoons) of coconut oil each day, for 28 days. The results were conclusive, all of the women lost wight (around two pounds each), decresed waist circumference (belly fat), and increased HDL cholesterol.