Flashback Friday: Coconut Oil and Abdominal Fat – NutritionFacts.org – Dr. Michael Greger

A review of the evidence on the effects of coconut oil on weight loss and belly fat.
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Have you heard that there was something special about those medium chain fatty acids, though? Check out What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, and Coconut Oil MCTs? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/What-…).
What about the bump in good cholesterol? Got a video on that too! Coconut Oil and the Boost in HDL “Good” Cholesterol (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cocon…).
Other coconut oil videos include:
• Does Coconut Oil Cure Alzheimer’s? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/does…)
• Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/does…)
• Eczema Treatment with Coconut Oil, Mineral Oil, vs. Vaseline (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Eczem…)
What can really help with weight loss?
Eating More to Weigh Less (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/eati…)
Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/pale…)
The Role of Diet vs. Exercise in the Obesity Epidemic (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-…)
Eat More Calories in the Morning to Lose Weight (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/eat-…)
Cut the Calorie-Rich-And-Processed Foods (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cut-…)
Evidence-Based Weight Loss – Live Presentation (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/evid…)
Weight loss is also the subject of my book, How Not to Diet (all proceeds from my books are donataed to charity). (https://nutritionfacts.org/how-not-to…)
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