The saturated fats in coconut oil may increase “good” HDL cholesterol in your body, but also help convert the “bad” LDL cholesterol into a less harmful form. Coconut oil may also improve other risk factors and therefore protect against heart disease.
The soft meat, or flesh, inside the coconut helps to restore the oxidative tissue damage and contains a source of healthy fats, proteins, and various vitamins and minerals. … Although coconut oil is a saturated fat it is unlike the high calorie, cholesterol-soaked, long chain saturated fats.
- Excellent Source of Dietary Fiber, which supports heart health.
- Excellent Source of Manganese, which supports energy metabolism.
- Treats malnutrition since it is easy to digest and absorb.
- Helps diabetics by slowing sugar release into the bloodstream