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Coconut oil for fat

Has anyone had experience using coconut oil.  It was recommend to me for something else, but 1 tablespoon has 14 grams of fat.  It comes in a jar and is solid unless heated.  Supposedly taste free.  Might be good in a smoothie or with hot tea/coffee. Don't want to add anything to the already burning incivek issues or increase any other digestive issues, but always looking to add something to the 20 grams routine.

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I cook with it & it serves as a sweetner.  I give it a 9.0

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"There is a growing body of evidence supporting the notion that coconut oil is a wise choice for those with chronic Hepatitis C - but not everyone is convinced.  Dr. Weil reminds us that coconut oil is a saturated fat - and, as one, it can raise cholesterol levels - a situation that could aggravate the liver's well-being.. Thus, he suggests coconut oil should play a very limited role, if any, in the diet."  

http://www.hepatitis-central.com/mt/archives/2011/04/should_you_incl.html

Take this with a grain of salt, unless on a low sodium diet.  :o))
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This was briefly discussed here:
http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-C/Coconut-Oil-For-Fat/show/1626954

Another plus for coconut oil, though not hep C related:
http://www.cbn.com/media/player/index.aspx?s=/mp4/LJO190v1_WS
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