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... The fat in cashews is predominantly monounsaturated, which is generally considered good for blood cholesterol levels compared to other kinds of fat. ... (5 replies)
... ANIMAL saturated fat and trans fats are both bad for cholesterol. i'm glad elmhar confirmed my suspisions. coconut aint bad for cholestrorol at all. it contains MEDIUM CHAIN saturated fattty acids which don't affect LDL levels in the same way ANIMAL fats do. ... (10 replies)
... related seems to be the hot topic of contradiction and debate. First we're told high cholesterol is bad, then we're told it might not be actual numbers that are bad, but other indicators of CAD risk like inflammation. ... (10 replies)

... I have also heard that coconut is bad for cholesterol but I don't know why? ... (10 replies)
... i think i know the answer to this but i'd like to check anyway. our new training material at work on cholesterol said that people with cholesterol problems should avoid eating cashew nuts and coconuts as they are rich in saturated fat which raises LDL cholestorol levels in the blood. ... (10 replies)
... only study that has ever shown the fat in coconut to have an adverse effect on LDL levels was one that used useed HYDROGENATED coconut fat, and any trans fat is bad for LDL levels. ... (10 replies)
... only study that has ever shown the fat in coconut to have an adverse effect on LDL levels was one that used useed HYDROGENATED coconut fat, and any trans fat is bad for LDl levels. ... (10 replies)
... is a lot of saturated fat, esp. in the really dark chocolate, but I also know that it is a good antioxidant so I thought maybe the saturated fat in it wasn't so bad afterall. ... (10 replies)
... Alex, Cocoa has nothing at all to do with coconut. And the stearic acid is the fat of beef, bacon, and butter, not coconuts. It's NOT converted to oleic acid (monounsaturated) by the body. Cocoa however IS about half oleic acid (and half stearic acid.) The good thing about cocoa is that it is not very high in fat, a Tbsp of pure cocoa (Hershey's) has only 5... (10 replies)
... However, there are HYDROGENATED coconut oils that ARE bad for LDL. ... (10 replies)
... sorry about that moderators. computer was being silly. alex. (10 replies)
... somone must be able to back me up??? alex. (10 replies)




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