Coconuts do not contain cholesterol but that doesn’t mean they are necessary a good thing. Our bodies need proper amounts of so called good and bad cholesterol to repair arteries. When there is to much “bad” cholesterol and not enough “good” cholesterol present, it can then cause problems. Coconuts are low in cholesterol but high in saturated fatty acids. This can then cause a whole other host of problems the biggest being, coconuts can then accelerate cholesterol synthesis in your body (problem in people with Blood type A and Blood type O). There is also the problem of lectins in the coconuts. Lauric acid that is found in the coconut, are thought to be anti-viral/bacterial but there have been no human live studies only in-vitro. To read more please visit the Dr. D’Adamo article here: Ask Dr. D’Adamo Why I Can’t Eat Coconuts
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Dr. Robert Brody is a licensed naturopathic physician practicing in the state of Connecticut. His method of medicine involves giving the body what it needs, taking out the trash, and increasing vitality. Dr. Brody focuses on addressing the underlying issues causing your symptoms by using natural holistic medicine so that pure healing may occur.